Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: verb

Definitions: (verb) If you induce something, you make it happen.

Examples: (verb) He was given a drug which would normally induce sleep, but it had no effect on him. (verb) Soft lighting is often used for in restaurants to induce a feeling of relaxation.

Synonyms: verbs: cause, result in, lead to.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 8 E