Definition of Produce

1. Noun. Fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market.

Exact synonyms: Garden Truck, Green Goods, Green Groceries
Generic synonyms: Food, Solid Food
Specialized synonyms: Edible Fruit, Veg, Vegetable, Veggie, Eater

2. Verb. Bring forth or yield. "The tree would not produce fruit"
Exact synonyms: Bring Forth
Specialized synonyms: Bear, Birth, Deliver, Give Birth, Have, Sporulate, Crank Out, Grind Out, Manufacture
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Derivative terms: Producer

3. Verb. Create or manufacture a man-made product. "Sam and Sue produce the movie "; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

4. Verb. Cause to happen, occur or exist. "The new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
Exact synonyms: Bring About, Give Rise
Generic synonyms: Create, Make
Specialized synonyms: Induce, Induct, Lead, Leave, Result
Derivative terms: Product

5. Verb. Bring out for display. "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
Exact synonyms: Bring Forth
Generic synonyms: Display, Exhibit, Expose
Specialized synonyms: Turn On
Derivative terms: Production

6. Verb. Cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques. "They produce the animals"; "We raise hogs here"
Exact synonyms: Farm, Grow, Raise
Category relationships: Agriculture, Farming, Husbandry
Specialized synonyms: Carry, Overproduce, Keep
Generic synonyms: Cultivate
Derivative terms: Farm, Farmer, Farming, Grower, Growth, Raiser

7. Verb. Bring onto the market or release. "Produce a new play"
Exact synonyms: Bring On, Bring Out
Causes: Appear
Specialized synonyms: Offer
Derivative terms: Producer, Production, Production

8. Verb. Come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes). "Well-developed breasts"
Exact synonyms: Acquire, Develop, Get, Grow
Specialized synonyms: Feather, Fledge, Regrow, Spring, Sprout, Stock, Stool, Tiller, Leaf, Pod, Teethe, Pupate, Get Up, Work Up, Cut
Generic synonyms: Change
Related verbs: Acquire, Develop, Evolve
Derivative terms: Development, Getting

Definition of Produce

1. v. t. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or evidence in court.

2. v. i. To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results.

3. n. That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors

Definition of Produce

1. Verb. (transitive) To yield, make or manufacture; to generate. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To make (a thing) available to a person, an authority, etc.; to provide for inspection. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive media) To sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc) to an audience or to the public. ¹

4. Verb. (mathematics) To extend an area, or lengthen a line. ¹

5. Noun. Items produced. ¹

6. Noun. Amount produced. ¹

7. Noun. Harvested agricultural goods collectively, especially vegetables and fruit, but possibly including eggs, dairy products and meat; the saleable food products of farms. ¹

8. Noun. Offspring. ¹

9. Noun. (Australia) Livestock and pet food supplies. ¹

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Definition of Produce

1. to bring into existence [v -DUCED, -DUCING, -DUCES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Produce

produce (current term)
producer gas
producer only market
producer price index

Literary usage of Produce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"Long before Ricardo, Arthur Young, a fanatical upholder of surplus produce, for the rest, a rambling uncritical writer, whose reputation is in the inverse ..."

2. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding by John Locke (1849)
"Let us suppose any parcel of matter eternal, great or small, we shall find it in itself able to produce nothing. For example: Let us suppose the matter of ..."

3. Capital: A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx (1906)
"2,) we call "surplus-produce." Just as the rate of surplus-value is determined by its relation, not to the sum total of the capital, but to its variable ..."

4. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith, Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Dugald Stewart (1843)
"Of the produce of Land which sometimes does, and sometimes does not, afford Rent. HUMAN food seems to be the only produce of land which always and ..."

5. Journal by United States Congress Senate (1895)
"M. MAX LE BLANC—THE MINIMUM EMF NECESSARY TO produce DECOMPOSITION IN ELECTROLYTES. (Comptes Rendus, Vol. 118, No.8, ¡>. 411.) The author claims priority to ..."

6. An essay concerning human understanding by John Locke (1838)
"Let us suppose any parcel of matter eternal, great or small, we shall find it, in itself, able to produce nothing. For example, let us suppose the matter of ..."

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