The news induced a crisis worldwide.
Cardiac pacemakers stimulate the heart to induce a heartbeat.
The infection induced a high fever and allergic reactions almost immediately.
Doctors use medicine to induce labor.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3
NOTE: Compare to Sense 1: verb causes and action, not the creation of a situation.
The ads induced me to buy a VCR.
The campaign induced senators to oppose the bill.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
They induce mathematically convenient and efficient sparse matrix constructs.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
This means that an electrical current will be induced in any closed
circuit when the magnetic flux through a surface bounded by the
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 5