Definition of educe in English:

educe

Syllabification: e·duce
Pronunciation: /iˈd(y)o͞os
 
/

verb

[with object] formal
1Bring out or develop (something latent or potential): out of love obedience is to be educed
More example sentences
  • With his propensity to date openly white women and his apparent delight in beating white fighters, Johnson educed universal disgust among white boxing fans.
1.1Infer (something) from data: more information can be educed from these statistics

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin educere 'lead out', from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + ducere 'to lead'.

Derivatives

educible

Pronunciation: /ēˈd(y)o͞osəbəl, iˈd(y)o͞os-/
adjective
More example sentences
  • The expenses due to the receivables trading are educible.
  • From a user's point of view the protocols differ primarily by the used bandwidths and the respective transfer rates but vary as well regarding educible signs.

eduction

Pronunciation: /iˈdəkSHən/
noun

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