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


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

      adj : that is caused by; "if...such a change is produced
            by...insulin comas or electroshocks"; "the emotional
            states produced by this drug"