Definition of educe in English:

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educe

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdjuːs/

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

Derivatives

educible

adjective

eduction

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʌkʃ(ə)n/
noun

eductive

Pronunciation: /ɪˈdʌktɪv/
adjective

Origin

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

Words that rhyme with educe

abstruse, abuse, adduce, Ballets Russes, Belarus, Bruce, burnous, caboose, charlotte russe, conduce, deduce, deuce, diffuse, douce, excuse, goose, induce, introduce, juice, Larousse, loose, luce, misuse, moose, mousse, noose, obtuse, Palouse, produce, profuse, puce, recluse, reduce, Rousse, seduce, sluice, Sousse, spruce, traduce, truce, use, vamoose, Zeus

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