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Produce

Produce

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noun


(1)   Fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market

verb


(2)   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"
(3)   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)   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"
(5)   Bring forth or yield
"The tree would not produce fruit"
(6)   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"
(7)   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"
(8)   Bring onto the market or release
"Produce a movie"
"Bring out a book"
"Produce a new play"
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Etymology


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Verb



  1. To make or manufacture.
    The factory will produce 10,000 lawn chairs.
  2. To make (a thing) available to a person, an authority, etc.
    By 2008, travellers must produce their passport when crossing from Canada to the USA.
  3. (media) To sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc) to an audience or to the public.
    Spielberg produced that movie.

Noun



  1. Items produced.
  2. Amount produced.
  3. Harvested agricultural goods collectively, especially vegetables and fruit.
    This grocery store sells some wonderful fresh produce as well as dried, canned, and frozen fruit and vegetables.
  4. Offspring
  5. Livestock and pet food supplies.