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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


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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