What does educe mean?

Definitions for educeɪˈdus, ɪˈdyus

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word educe.

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


  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

  2. Origin: [L. educere; e out + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Educe

    ē-dūs′, v.t. to draw out: to extract: to cause to appear.—n. inference.—adj. Educ′ible, that may be educed or brought out and shown.—ns. E′duct, what is educed; Educ′tion, the act of educing; Educ′tion-pipe, the pipe by which the exhaust steam is led from the cylinder of a steam-engine into the condenser or the atmosphere; Educ′tor, he who, or that which, educes. [L. educĕre, eductume, out, and ducĕre, to lead.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of educe in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of educe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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