Only then, Santorum would later say, did it become “a pretty easy call” to induce labor and allow the pregnancy to lapse.
But there are reports which say cannabis can be considered as a cause of death because it can induce a cardiac arrest.
They used painkillers to induce Zubaydah to talk—they gave him the meds when he cooperated, and withdrew them when he was quiet.
late 14c., "to lead by persuasions or other influences," from Latin inducere "lead into, bring in, introduce, conduct, persuade," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "to bring about," of concrete situations, etc., is from early 15c.; sense of "to infer by reasoning" is from 1560s. Electro-magnetic sense first recorded 1777. Related: Induced; inducing.
induce in·duce (ĭn-dōōs', -dyōōs')
v. in·duced, in·duc·ing, in·duc·es
To bring about or stimulate the occurrence of something, such as labor.
To initiate or increase the production of an enzyme or other protein at the level of genetic transcription.
To produce an electric current or a magnetic charge by induction.