educe

educe

[ih-doos, ih-dyoos]
verb (used with object), educed, educing.
1.
to draw forth or bring out, as something potential or latent; elicit; develop.
2.
to infer or deduce.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin ēdūcere, equivalent to ē- e-1 + dūcere to lead

educible, adjective
uneduced, adjective

educable, educible.
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educe (ɪˈdjuːs)
 
vb
1.  to evolve or develop, esp from a latent or potential state
2.  to draw out or elicit (information, solutions, etc)
 
[C15: from Latin ēdūcere to draw out, from ē- out + dūcere to lead]
 
e'ducible
 
adj
 
eductive
 
adj

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educe
early 15c., from L. educere (see educate).
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