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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
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