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.