- Produce is defined as products of agriculture, particularly fruits and vegetables.
An example of produce is a carrot.
- Produce is defined as to create or bring into being.
An example of produce is to paint a work of art.
produce definition by Webster's New World
- to bring to view; offer for inspection: to produce identification
- to bring forth; bear; yield: a well that produces oil
- to make or manufacture: to produce steel
- to bring into being; create: to produce a work of art
- to cause; give rise to: war produces devastation
- to get (a play, film, TV program, etc.) ready for presentation to the public
- to supervise (a recording session, musical recording, etc.) and determine the final sound mix of the recording
- Econ. to create (anything having exchange value)
- Geom. to extend (a line or plane)
Origin: Classical Latin producere ; from pro-, forward plush ducere, to lead, draw: see pro- and amp; duct
produce definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb pro·duced, pro·duc·ing, pro·duc·es verb, transitive
- To bring forth; yield: a plant that produces pink flowers.
- a. To create by physical or mental effort: produce a tapestry; produce a poem.b. To manufacture: factories that produce cars and trucks.
- To cause to occur or exist; give rise to: chemicals that produce a noxious vapor when mixed.
- To bring forth; exhibit: reached into a pocket and produced a packet of matches; failed to produce an eyewitness to the crime.
- To supervise and finance the making and public presentation of: produce a stage play; produce a videotape.
- Mathematics To extend (an area or volume) or lengthen (a line).
- To make or yield products or a product: an apple tree that produces well.
- To manufacture or create economic goods and services.
- Something produced; a product.
- Farm products, especially fresh fruits and vegetables, considered as a group.
Origin: Middle English producen, to proceed, extend, from Latin prōdūcere, to extend, bring forth : prō-, forward; see pro-1 + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.
- pro·ducˈi·ble, pro·duceˈa·ble adjective
produce - Business Definition
- To manufacture something. For example, the Chevrolet Division of General Motors Corporation produces Corvettes in Bowling Green, Kentucky.
- To cause something to occur or exist. For example, a tariff on Canadian timber produces high lumber prices in the United States.
- To grow or bring forth: Farmers in the plains produce huge amounts of wheat.
produce - Legal Definition