produce: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (v.pru-ds', -dys'n.prod's, -ys, prō'ds, -dys), [key]
— v., n. -duced, -duc•ing,
- to bring into existence; give rise to; cause: to produce steam.
- to bring into existence by intellectual or creative ability: to produce a great painting.
- to make or manufacture: to produce automobiles for export.
- to bring forth; give birth to; bear: to produce a litter of puppies.
- to provide, furnish, or supply; yield: a mine producing silver.
- to cause to accrue: stocks producing unexpected dividends.
- to bring forward; present to view or notice; exhibit: to produce one's credentials.
- to bring (a play, movie, opera, etc.) before the public.
- to extend or prolong, as a line.
- to create, bring forth, or yield offspring, products, etc.: Their mines are closed because they no longer produce.
- to create economic value; bring crops, goods, etc., to a point at which they will command a price.
- produce (Thesaurus)