induction etymology

English word induction comes from Latin ducere ("be thou led, be thou guided". "to lead, to guide".), Latin ingratus (Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.), Latin duire, Latin en-

Detailed word origin of induction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
ducere Latin (lat) "be thou led, be thou guided". "to lead, to guide".
ingratus Latin (lat) Thankless. Ungrateful. Unpleasant, disagreeable.
duire Latin (lat)
en- Latin (lat)
induco Latin (lat) (by extension) I draw over, spread over, overlay, cover, overspread.. (by extension) I put on, wear; assume.. (figuratively) I bring into, introduce, insert; describe; initiate; establish.. (figuratively) I lead to or into; induce, move, excite, persuade, entice; mislead, seduce, delude, cajole, deceive.. (figuratively) I smooth over, strike out, erase.. (figuratively, with animum or in [...]
inductio Latin (lat) (physics, logic) induction. Introduction, admission.
induction Old French (fro)
induction English (eng) (biology) In developmental biology, the development of a feature from part of a formerly homogenous field of cells in response to a morphogen whose source determines the feature's position and extent.. (logic) Derivation of general principles from specific instances.. (mathematics) A method of proof of a theorem by first proving it for a specific case (often an integer; usually 0 or 1) and [...]

Words with the same origin as induction

Descendants of ducere
abduction douche educate seduce
Descendants of duire
endue enduement induce induction coil