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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. cause to happen, occur or exist;
- Example: "This procedure produces a curious effect"
- Example: "The new law gave rise to many complaints"
- Example: "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"
- Example: "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system"
[syn: produce, bring about, give rise]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

give rise v 1: cause to happen, occur or exist; "This procedure produces a curious effect"; "The new law gave rise to many complaints"; "These chemicals produce a noxious vapor"; "the new President must bring about a change in the health care system" [syn: produce, bring about, give rise]