What does produce mean?

Definitions for produce
prəˈdus, -ˈdyus; ˈprɒd us, -yus, ˈproʊ dus, -dyuspro·duce

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. produce, green goods, green groceries, garden truckverb

    fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market

  2. produce, bring forthverb

    bring forth or yield

    "The tree would not produce fruit"

  3. produce, make, createverb

    create or manufacture a man-made product

    "We produce more cars than we can sell"; "The company has been making toys for two centuries"

  4. produce, bring about, give riseverb

    cause to happen, occur or exist

    "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"

  5. produce, bring forthverb

    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"

  6. grow, raise, farm, produceverb

    cultivate by growing, often involving 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"

  7. produce, bring on, bring outverb

    bring onto the market or release

    "produce a movie"; "bring out a book"; "produce a new play"

  8. grow, develop, produce, get, acquireverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. producenoun

    Items produced.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  2. producenoun

    Amount produced.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  3. producenoun

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

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  4. producenoun

    Offspring.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  5. producenoun

    Livestock and pet food supplies.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  6. produceverb

    To yield, make or manufacture; to generate.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  7. produceverb

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

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  8. produceverb

    To sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc) to an audience or to the public.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

  9. produceverb

    To extend an area, or lengthen a line.

    Etymology: From produco, from pro + duco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Produceverb

    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

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  2. Produceverb

    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

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  3. Produceverb

    to cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease produces pain; vice produces misery

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  4. Produceverb

    to give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer produces excellent wares

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  5. Produceverb

    to yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest produces an income; capital produces profit

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  6. Produceverb

    to draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to produce a man's life to threescore

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  7. Produceverb

    to extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  8. Produceverb

    to yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  9. Producenoun

    that which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

  10. Producenoun

    agricultural products

    Etymology: [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.]

Freebase

  1. Produce

    Produce is a generalized term for a group of farm-produced crops and goods, including fruits and vegetables More specifically, the term "produce" often implies that the products are fresh and generally in the same state as where they were harvested. In supermarkets the term is also used to refer to the section where fruit and vegetables are kept. Produce is the main product sold by greengrocers, farmers' markets, and fruit markets. In some parts of the world, including the United States, produce is marked with small stickers bearing price look-up codes. These four or five digit codes are a standardized system intended to aid checkout and inventory control in produce markets.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Produce

    prō-dūs′, v.t. to bring forward: to make longer: to bring forth: to bear: to exhibit: to yield: to bring about: to cause: (geom.) to extend.—v.i. to yield: to create value.—ns. Prod′uce, that which is produced: product: proceeds: crops: yield; Prod′uce-brok′er, a dealer in natural products, esp. foreign or colonial; Produc′er; Producibil′ity.—adj. Produc′ible, that may be produced: that may be generated or made: that may be exhibited.—n. Produc′ibleness.—adj. Produc′tile, capable of being drawn out in length. [L. producĕre, -ductumpro, forward, ducĕre, to lead.]

Editors Contribution

  1. produce

    To create.

    They did produce the food that was necessary for the family to live sustainably.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 12, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'produce' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #906

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'produce' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1212

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'produce' in Verbs Frequency: #68

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of produce in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of produce in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of produce in a Sentence

  1. Nattapong Nithi-Uthai:

    There should be designated places for every single item to go. If things are piled up somewhere, they can leak into the ocean, producers should also be made responsible for taking back the single-use plastic they produce ... This might make them think twice about producing single-use packaging.

  2. Neil Black:

    This feels bigger for us than Rio, we've selected some incredibly talented athletes, and in many events there have been some close calls. It's now up to them to grasp this opportunity and produce performances that will make the whole nation proud.

  3. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Remember that happy moments often fly away from our hands on the wings of time, so do anything ,but let it produce joy.

  4. Andrej Danko:

    Richard Sulik can't guarantee a functional and stable government. It would be a waste of time to create hybrids, if the first round of talks does not produce a government, we will not negotiate with Sulik and tell the president we will prefer a caretaker cabinet.

  5. Nick Obradovich:

    We don't exactly know why we see high temperatures or increasing temperatures produce mental health problems, for example, is poor sleep due to hot temperatures the thing that produces mental health problems ? We have a lot of work to do to figure out precisely what is causing what.

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