›to make or grow something to be sold: Foreign-owned companies now produce a quarter of our manufacturing output.Unlike ethanol made from corn, not a drop of cellulosic ethanol is being commercially produced. → See alsomass produce
›to make a particular thing happen: The arrival of competition in the telecoms industry produced a surge of talent and innovation.
›to organize the practical and financial arrangements for a film, television programme, etc.: He produced several current-affairs programmes before being appointed Chairman of the channel.
›to provide something to be examined: Consultants produced a report recommending that 1,200 posts be cut.