[ih-doos, ih-dyoos] /ɪˈdus, ɪˈdyus/
verb (used with object), educed, educing.
to draw forth or bring out, as something potential or latent; elicit; develop.
to infer or deduce.
verb (transitive) (rare)
to evolve or develop, esp from a latent or potential state
to draw out or elicit (information, solutions, etc)
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.
[ee-duhkt] /ˈi dʌkt/ noun 1. something educed; eduction. 2. Chemistry. a substance extracted from a mixture, as distinguished from a product. /ˈiːdʌkt/ noun 1. a substance separated from another substance without chemical change Compare product (sense 4)
[ih-duhk-shuh n] /ɪˈdʌk ʃən/ noun 1. the act of . 2. something . /ɪˈdʌkʃən/ noun 1. something educed 2. the act or process of educing 3. the exhaust stroke of a steam or internal-combustion engine Compare induction
[ih-duhk-tiv] /ɪˈdʌk tɪv/ adjective 1. educing; serving to educe.
[ih-duhk-ter] /ɪˈdʌk tər/ noun 1. (def 3).