Meaning of “produce” - Learner’s Dictionary

produce

verb [ T ] us uk /prəˈdjuːs/
MAKE

B1 to make or grow something:

The factory produces about 900 cars a year.
This plant will produce small yellow flowers in the spring.

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CAUSE

B2 to cause a particular reaction or result:

Nuts produce an allergic reaction in some people.
The report highlights the amount of toxic waste produced by industry.
SHOW

to take an object from somewhere so that people can see it:

One of the men suddenly produced a gun from his pocket.
FILM/PLAY

to control how a film, play, programme, or musical recording is made:

He's produced some of the top Broadway shows.

(Definition of “produce verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)