|1.||[ verb ] cause to happen or occur|
|Synonyms:||effect set_up effectuate|
"The scientists set up a shockwave"
|Related terms:||cause carry_through serve induce precipitate draw effect implementation effecter anticipate happen|
|2.||[ verb ] make possible|
"The grant made our research possible"
|Related terms:||make leave necessitate entail|
|3.||[ verb ] bring about|
"His two singles gave the team the victory"
|Related terms:||make render|
|4.||[ verb ] 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"
|Related terms:||make induce product|
|5.||[ verb ] plan, organize, and carry out (an event)|
|Related terms:||initiate tee_up phase dogfight stage|