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produce (v.)

15世纪初, producen ,"发展、进行、扩展、延长出来",来自拉丁文 producere "引领或带出、引出",形象地说是"促进、授权;伸展、延伸",来自 pro "前、前"(来自PIE根 *per- (1)"向前",因此是"在前面、前、前")+ ducere "带来、引领"(来自PIE根 *deuk- "引领")。

"使之产生或存在"的意义来自15世纪末。"把(戏剧)放在舞台上"的意义来自1580年代。对动物或植物来说,"产生、承受、带来、生出",1520年代。"通过精神或体力劳动引起、影响或带来"的意思是1630年代的。在政治经济学中,"创造价值;使商品、制成品等进入一种状态,在这种状态下,它们将获得价格",到1827年。相关链接: Produced ; producing .

produce (n.)

"生产出来的东西或事物",1690年代,来自 produce (v.),最初的重音是这样的。"农业生产"(区别于制成品)的具体含义来自1745年。

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Definitions of produce from WordNet
1
produce (v.)
bring forth or yield;
The tree would not produce fruit
Synonyms: bring forth
produce (v.)
create or manufacture a man-made product;
We produce more cars than we can sell
Synonyms: make / create
produce (v.)
cause to happen, occur or exist;
These chemicals produce a noxious vapor
This procedure produces a curious effect
Synonyms: bring about / give rise
produce (v.)
bring out for display;
The proud father produced many pictures of his baby
Synonyms: bring forth
produce (v.)
cultivate by growing, often involving improvements by means of agricultural techniques;
They produce good ham in Parma
The Bordeaux region produces great red wines
Synonyms: grow / raise / farm
produce (v.)
bring onto the market or release;
produce a new play
produce a movie
Synonyms: bring on / bring out
produce (v.)
come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes);
Synonyms: grow / develop / get / acquire
2
produce (n.)
fresh fruits and vegetable grown for the market;
Synonyms: green goods / green groceries / garden truck
From wordnet.princeton.edu