Educe



[ih-doos, ih-dyoos] /ɪˈdus, ɪˈdyus/

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.
/ɪˈdjuːs/
verb (transitive) (rare)
1.
to evolve or develop, esp from a latent or potential state
2.
to draw out or elicit (information, solutions, etc)
v.

early 15c., in the literal sense, from Latin educere “to lead out, bring out” (of troops, ships, etc.; see educate). Meaning “to draw a conclusion from data” is from 1837.

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