Translation of "induce" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ɪnˈdjuːs/ us /ɪnˈdus/ formal

to persuade someone do something

inducir, persuadir
Nothing would induce me to marry that man!

to cause a particular condition

High doses of the drug may induce depression.

(Translation of “induce” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /(British ) inˈdiuːs; (American) inˈduːs, inˈdiuːs/

(formal) to persuade someone to do something, especially something wrong or unwise

causar, provocar, inducir
Nothing would induce me to follow his advice again.

(formal) to cause something, especially a particular physical condition

causar, provocar
Taking a hot bath before bed can help induce sleep
He fell into a drug-induced coma.

(medical) to artificially make a woman start giving birth to a baby, especially by giving her drugs

causar, provocar
Her daughter’s birth was induced
induced labour/labor.

(Translation of “induce” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)