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English noun: produce

1. produce (food) fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market


Synonymsgarden truck, green goods, green groceries


Broader (hypernym)food, solid food


Narrower (hyponym)eater, edible fruit, veg, vegetable, veggie


English verb: produce

1. produce (creation) bring forth or yield


SamplesThe tree would not produce fruit.


Synonymsbring forth


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Narrower (hyponym)bear, birth, crank out, deliver, give birth, grind out, have, manufacture, sporulate

2. produce (creation) create or manufacture a man-made product


SamplesWe produce more cars than we can sell.
The company has been making toys for two centuries.


ExamplesSam and Sue produce the movie


Synonymscreate, make


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)bootleg, breed, burn, churn out, clap together, clap up, confect, custom-make, customise, customize, cut, dummy, dummy up, elaborate, extrude, fudge together, generate, generate, give, laminate, machine, make over, output, overproduce, preassemble, prefabricate, prefabricate, print, proof, publish, pulsate, pulse, put out, redo, refashion, remake, render, reproduce, return, slap together, smelt, squeeze out, tailor-make, throw together, turn out, underproduce, yield


Verb groupcreate, make

3. produce (creation) cause to happen, occur or exist


SamplesThis procedure produces a curious effect.
The new law gave rise to many complaints.
These chemicals produce a noxious vapor.
The new President must bring about a change in the health care system.


Synonymsbring about, give rise


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create, make


Narrower (hyponym)induce, induct, lead, leave, result

4. produce (perception) bring out for display


SamplesThe proud father produced many pictures of his baby.
The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him.


Synonymsbring forth


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)display, exhibit, expose


Narrower (hyponym)turn on

5. produce (creation) cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques


SamplesThe Bordeaux region produces great red wines.
They produce good ham in Parma.
We grow wheat here.
We raise hogs here.


ExamplesThey produce rye in the field


Synonymsfarm, grow, raise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)cultivate


Narrower (hyponym)carry, keep, overproduce


Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry

6. produce (perception) bring onto the market or release


SamplesProduce a movie.
Bring out a book.
Produce a new play.


Synonymsbring on, bring out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)offer


Causeappear

7. produce (body) come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)


SamplesHe grew a beard.
The patient developed abdominal pains.
I got funny spots all over my body.
Well-developed breasts.


Synonymsacquire, develop, get, grow


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)cut, feather, fledge, get up, leaf, pod, pupate, regrow, spring, sprout, stock, stool, teethe, tiller, work up


Verb groupacquire, develop, evolve









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