Definitions for educeɪˈdus, ɪˈdyus

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

e•duceɪˈdus, ɪˈdyus(v.t.)e•duced, e•duc•ing.

  1. to draw forth or bring out, as something potential or latent; elicit; develop.

  2. to infer or deduce.

Origin of educe:

1400–50; < L ēdūcere=ē-e - +dūcere to lead

e•duc′tor(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. educe, evoke, elicit, extract, draw out(verb)

    deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)

    "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant"

  2. derive, educe(verb)

    develop or evolve from a latent or potential state

Wiktionary

  1. educe(Verb)

    To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke

  2. educe(Verb)

    To infer or deduce.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Educe(verb)

    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

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