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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pro·duce /prəˈdus, pro, ˈdjus/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prod·uce n. That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors; hence, specifically, agricultural products.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·duce, v. i. To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pro·duce v. t. [imp. & p. p. Produced p. pr. & vb. n. Producing ]
 1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or evidence in court.
    Produce your cause, saith the Lord.   --Isa. xli. 21.
    Your parents did not produce you much into the world.   --Swift.
 2. To bring forth, as young, or as a natural product or growth; to give birth to; to bear; to generate; to propagate; to yield; to furnish; as, the earth produces grass; trees produce fruit; the clouds produce rain.
    This soil produces all sorts of palm trees.   --Sandys.
    [They] produce prodigious births of body or mind.   -- Milton.
    The greatest jurist his country had produced.   --Macaulay.
 3. To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease produces pain; vice produces misery.
 4. To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer produces excellent wares.
 5. To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest produces an income; capital produces profit.
 6. To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to produce a man's life to threescore.
 7. Geom. To extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market [syn: green
          goods, green groceries, garden truck]
      v 1: bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"
           [syn: bring forth]
      2: create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more
         cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys
         for two centuries" [syn: make, create]
      3: cause to occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious
         effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints";
         "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor" [syn: bring
         about, give rise]
      4: bring out for display; "The proud father produced many
         pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter
         in court that he claims exonerates him" [syn: bring forth]
      5: bring onto the market or release; "produce a movie"; "bring
         out a book"; "produce a new play" [syn: bring on, bring
      6: cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means
         of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces
         great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We
         grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here" [syn: grow, raise,
      7: come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and
         attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed
         abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body";
         "Well-developed breasts" [syn: grow, develop, get, acquire]