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Other Produce Definition

[n] fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market
[v] come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts"
[v] create or manufacture a man-made product; "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
[v] cultivate by growing; often involves improvements by means of agricultural techniques; "The Bordeaux region produces great red wines"; "They produce good ham in Parma"; "We grow wheat here"; "We raise hogs here"
[v] bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"
[v] cause to occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"
[v] bring out for display; "The proud father produced many pictures of his baby"; "The accused brought forth a letter in court that he claims exonerates him"
[v] bring onto the market or release, as of an intellectual creation; "produce a movie"; "bring out a book"; "produce a new play"

Misc. Definitions

\Pro*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Produced}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Producing}.] [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See {Duke}.]
1. 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. Produce your cause, saith the Lord. --Isa. xli. 2
1. Your parents did not produce you much into the world. --Swift.
2. To bring forth, as young, or as a natural product or growth; to give birth to; to bear; to generate; to propagate; to yield; to furnish; as, the earth produces grass; trees produce fruit; the clouds produce rain. This soil produces all sorts of palm trees. --Sandys. [They] produce prodigious births of body or mind. -- Milton. The greatest jurist his country had produced. --Macaulay.
3. To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease produces pain; vice produces misery.
4. To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer produces excellent wares.
5. To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest produces an income; capital produces profit.
6. To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to produce a man's life to threescore. --Sir T. Browne.
7. (Geom.) To extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle.
\Pro*duce"\, v. i. To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results.
\Prod"uce\ (?; 277), n. That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors; hence, specifically, agricultural products.

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