Synonyms for induced

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What induced him to attempt this style it is difficult to conceive.

Nothing in the world would have induced Ossipon to go into the parlour.

But it was certainly not caution which induced Mr. Stewart's backsliding.

Curiosity, or perhaps a better feeling, induced him to approach the stranger.

One other motive also held weight with him, and induced reticence.

A little encouragement, however, induced him to come forward.

In fact, this was one of the reasons which had induced him to accompany Marie on her journey.

In this position he remained for a year, when he was induced to remove to Toledo.

I might be trapped in my sleep by an induced somnambulistic conversation.

He was induced to commence the engraving by the following circumstance.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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