Definition of Educe

1. Verb. Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning). "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

Exact synonyms: Draw Out, Elicit, Evoke, Extract
Generic synonyms: Construe, Interpret, See



2. Verb. Develop or evolve from a latent or potential state.
Exact synonyms: Derive
Specialized synonyms: Etymologise, Etymologize
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Derivative terms: Derivation, Derivative

Definition of Educe

1. v. t. To bring or draw out; to cause to appear; to produce against counter agency or influence; to extract; to evolve; as, to educe a form from matter.

Definition of Educe

1. Verb. (transitive) To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To infer or deduce. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Educe

1. to draw forth or bring out [v EDUCED, EDUCING, EDUCES] : EDUCIBLE [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Educe

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educationals
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educationist
educationists
educationless
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educatress
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educe (current term)
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Literary usage of Educe

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"Antonyms: see CONDENSE. s. deduce, educe, unfold;—referring to the bringing out of something latent. grow; spec, boom, flower, segment, progress, ripen, ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1835)
"To educe to each other nothing but good. " 2 To educe nothing but ill. "3. To educe a combination of good and ill. As to the second, it is not for a moment ..."

3. The Reformed Mennonite Church: Its Rise and Progress, with Its Principles by Daniel Musser (1873)
"... they educe from the Holy Scriptures, saying : Our life, prior to becoming Christians, is sin ; therefore, John the Baptist, Christ and the apostles, ..."

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