Translation of induce in Spanish:

induce

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈd(j)us//ɪnˈdjuːs/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (persuade, cause)
    to induce sb to + inf inducir a algn a + inf
    • whatever induced him to change his mind? ¿qué lo habrá inducido / llevado a cambiar de opinión?
    • even fine weather failed to induce him outdoors ni siquiera el buen tiempo lo animó a salir
    • In my more sighted days, little would have induced me to listen to a radio programme on disability.
    • Dried hops are soft and sweet smelling with a natural narcotic effect that will induce restful sleep, while lavender flowers and rose petals are refreshingly fragrant.
    • By inducing us to look for the aesthetic features of things, the sense of beauty attracts us to what is most distinctive and individual in the objects we love.
    • What on earth would induce us to risk something so valuable?
    • If cyanide is known to be ingested, do not induce vomiting or give fluids to drink.
    • Heavy meals and certain foods, such as turkey, warm milk and bananas, induce sleep.
    • Cortisol levels can be elevated for a variety of reasons - hardcore training itself can induce this rise.
    • The effect was to induce a recession, but it also permanently brought down inflation, and, perhaps as important, inflationary expectations.
    • The opening sequence paints a portrait of the quietus and quaintness of suburbia and the stifling boredom it can induce.
    • We conducted experiments to test the hypothesis that acute stress induces a redistribution of leukocytes from the blood to other compartments in the body.
    • You should receive much more - like 9 per cent - to induce you to move from a riskless to a high-risk investment in stock funds.
    • This induced him to pursue a career in science, he recalls.
    • Within the body, melatonin is secreted within the brain to induce sleep.
    • Must I shoot a simple minded soldier boy who deserts, while I must not touch a hair of a wily agitator who induces him to desert?
    • It induces drowsiness and sleep and is powerfully amnestic.
    • Everyone knows that chamomile tea can be used to induce sleep.
    • We can agree that the ship owner's action in inducing the optimistic belief was morally highly reprehensible.
    • The office is full of touts and bureaucrats who are out to make the process as lengthy and complicated as they can, in order to induce you to resort to a bribe.
    • I even had wine last night to try and induce sleep.
    • As a result, any given stimulus will reliably induce the same effect in the ‘dependent’ sense in an individual.
    • By inducing us to ask which person, if either, really deserves to be master, they put an entire social system, and its history, into moral question.
    • Forcefully I pushed my lips against him, inducing him into a kiss.
    • It is now the star of the project - coal fires are lit regularly and wonderful cooking smells are induced by herbs and onions.
    • Suddenly, the apartment is filled by a foreign noise that at first induces me to believe that my crazy neighbour has set the building on fire.
    • The bath also soothes the tired nerves and induces sound sleep.
    • This herb has been proven to induce sleep and have a sedative effect, which can help pain sufferers sleep better.
    • The reductiveness is not didactic, as it is with John Cage when he induces us to look at nuances that are usually overlooked.
    • The tax forces the polluter himself to bear the cost, inducing him to lower pollution to the socially optimal level.
    • And that it has indeed induced me to spend more of my hard-earned money.
    • This literal difference in duration does not detract from a work's capacity to induce hypnotic, mind-numbing, humorous or even claustrophobic effects.
    • What induces the appearance of incoherence about unity is the short time scale.
    • Peppermint also helps to allay nausea and acts as a soothing sedative to induce relaxation and sleep.
    • It is a central nervous system depressant that relieves pain and induces sleep.
    • It has been shown that heat stress can induce a rapid rise in the polyphasic fluorescence transients.
    • Nothing now would induce me to swap this life for a return to a sensible job and a mortgage
    • Deceit is a deliberate tort by which A misleads B with the actual intention of inducing him to act in a particular way.
    • It's clear that the federal law prohibits anybody from inducing anyone to come into the United States illegally.
    • My father tried to induce me to learn Arabic poetry by heart, encouraged me, gave me prizes - also for knowledge in astronomy.
    • Nothing on earth could induce me to strip off at -10 degrees.
    • The release goes on to list a number of chest-thumping accomplishments guaranteed to induce yawns among anyone who knows better.
    • Comfortable chairs induce us to sit, relax, converse, and become fat, fat, fat.
    • It helps ease stress, tension and induce sleep, and some drinkers claim it does wonders for digestion.
  • 2formal

    (cause)
    (merriment/anger) provocar
    (anger/merriment) producir
  • 3

    • 3.1

      (sleep/hypnosis) inducir
      (sleep/hypnosis) provocar

    • 3.2

      (labor) provocar
      (labor) inducir
      they had to induce her le tuvieron que provocar el parto
      • Some investigators have found statistical associations between induced abortion and subsequent miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies.
      • This confirms women's views that medical staff may induce a birth to prevent a caesarean section only when the woman is poor.
      • The second option is known as a medically induced abortion (or medical induction abortion) and is similar to a late miscarriage.
      • Augmented and induced labours were those where drugs were used to augment or induce labour.
      • There was some concern that babies born during the day are more likely to be preterm or high risk babies who have had induced births.

  • 4

    Electricity
    (current) inducir
    • As the magnetic storm raged through the night, huge geomagnetically induced currents surged through the wires and cables.
    • The alternating flux in the core in turn induces an alternating current in each of the secondary coils.
    • They reduced this activity by applying a source of magnetic stimulation to the head, inducing an electric current in the brain.
    • He showed that a magnet could induce an electrical current in a wire.
    • Due to irradiation of the laser beam, a defect position is heated to cause a thermoelectromotive current, which induces a magnetic field.
    • When a conducting metal is introduced into this field, an eddy current is induced in the metal.
    • An alternating current is induced in the earth by the transmitter and measured at the receiver.
    • Naturally occurring variations in the Earth's magnetic field induce eddy currents in the Earth that are detectable as electric field variations on the surface.
    • When waves cause the coil to move up and down relative to the fixed magnetic shaft, voltage is induced and electricity is generated.
    • This current induces a magnetic force that vibrates the string, inducing a small current in the second coil.
    • These currents are induced by the rapidly changing magnetic field generated by a coil supplied with an alternating current.
    • Likewise, a wire loop being pushed into a magnetic field will induce a current which will make it difficult to continue pushing.
    • Electrical and magnetic fields can induce currents that might alter the voltages across cell membranes.
    • According to Faraday's laws of electromagnetic induction, a changing magnetic field can induce electric current to flow in any conductive structure nearby.
    • Electromagnetic therapy uses a pulsed magnetic field to induce current.
    • For this reason, electric currents can be induced within fast-moving metal space probes.
    • In 1831, Michael Faraday showed that a moving magnet could induce an electric current in a wire - the basis of an electric generator.
    • This persistent current induces a magnetic field which exactly cancels the external field.
    • The metal oxide in the vias between the metal lines changes resistance depending on its magnetic state induced by those fields.
    • This induces electrical current in neurons, causing depolarization that then has behavioral effects.