|1.||[ verb ] bring forth or yield|
: "The tree would not produce fruit"
|Related terms:||make give_birth grind_out sporulate producer|
|2.||[ verb ] create or manufacture a man-made product|
: "We produce more cars than we can sell" "The company has been making toys for two centuries"
|Related terms:||print render reproduce turn_out remake generate pulse laminate extrude custom-make output put_out clap_up breed machine smelt fudge_together overproduce churn_out confect prefabricate proof elaborate cut bootleg cut dummy underproduce prefabricate create merchandise product manufacturer devising creation brand|
|3.||[ 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|
|4.||[ verb ] 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"
|Related terms:||expose turn_on production|
|5.||[ verb ] (food,agriculture) cultivate by growing; often involves improvements by means of agricultural techniques|
|Synonyms:||raise grow farm|
"The Bordeaux region produces great red wines" "They produce good ham in Parma" "We grow wheat here" "We raise hogs here"
|Related terms:||cultivate overproduce carry keep farming farmer farming agriculturist|
|6.||[ verb ] bring onto the market or release, as of an intellectual creation|
: "produce a movie" "bring out a book" "produce a new play"
|Related terms:||offer spring production appear|
|7.||[ noun ] (chemistry,food) fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market|
|Synonyms:||green_groceries garden_truck green_goods|
|Related terms:||food foodstuff vegetable eater edible_fruit grow|
|8.||[ verb ] come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes)|
|Synonyms:||develop get grow acquire|
"He grew a beard" The patient developed abdominal pains" I got funny spots all over my body" "Well-developed breasts"
|Related terms:||change pupate spring work_up sprout stool teethe teeth cut regrow fledge leaf pod develop acquiring|