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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Produce \Pro*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Produced; p. pr. & vb. n. Producing.] [L. producere, productum, to bring forward, beget, produce; pro forward, forth + ducere to lead. See Duke.] [1913 Webster] 1. To bring forward; to lead forth; to offer to view or notice; to exhibit; to show; as, to produce a witness or evidence in court. [1913 Webster] Produce your cause, saith the Lord. --Isa. xli. 21. [1913 Webster] Your parents did not produce you much into the world. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To bring forth, as young, or as a natural product or growth; to give birth to; to bear; to generate; to propagate; to yield; to furnish; as, the earth produces grass; trees produce fruit; the clouds produce rain. [1913 Webster] This soil produces all sorts of palm trees. --Sandys. [1913 Webster] [They] produce prodigious births of body or mind. -- Milton. [1913 Webster] The greatest jurist his country had produced. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. To cause to be or to happen; to originate, as an effect or result; to bring about; as, disease produces pain; vice produces misery. [1913 Webster] 4. To give being or form to; to manufacture; to make; as, a manufacturer produces excellent wares. [1913 Webster] 5. To yield or furnish; to gain; as, money at interest produces an income; capital produces profit. [1913 Webster] 6. To draw out; to extend; to lengthen; to prolong; as, to produce a man's life to threescore. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 7. (Geom.) To extend; -- applied to a line, surface, or solid; as, to produce a side of a triangle. [1913 Webster]