produce etymology

English word produce comes from Latin duco (I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.), Latin pro, Latin pro-

Detailed word origin of produce

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
duco Latin (lat) I draw, pull. I lead, guide. I prolong. I think, consider.
pro Latin (lat) About. According to. As befitting. As, like. Before. For. In front, instead of. On behalf of.
pro- Latin (lat) (prefixed to verbs of utterance) in place of, on behalf of. (temporally) prior, fore-. Action directed forward or in front. Advantage. Bringing into being, forth, or into the open. Downward and forward movement. Forward direction, forward movement. Prominence.
produco Latin (lat) (figuratively) I bring into use, make, invent devise, produce.. (figuratively) I draw or drag out, lengthen out, prolong, protract.. (figuratively) I lead or induce someone to do something, entice.. (figuratively) I plant, cultivate.. (figuratively) I raise, promote, advance.. (figuratively, of time) I pass, spend.. (grammar, of pronunciation) I lengthen, prolong.. I advance, draw out.. I [...]
produire French (fra) (reflexive) to happen, take place (of an event). (reflexive) to perform (of a singer, etc.). (transitive) to produce, to yield.
produire Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) To produce; to yield; to give.
produce English (eng) (mathematics) To extend an area, or lengthen a line.. (obsolete) To draw out; to extend; to lengthen or prolong.. (transitive) To make (a thing) available to a person, an authority, etc.; to provide for inspection.. (transitive) To yield, make or manufacture; to generate.. (transitive, media) To sponsor and present (a motion picture, etc) to an audience or to the public. (Australia) [...]

Words with the same origin as produce

Descendants of duco
abduction conduct conductor conduit deduction douche duct duke educate educated education educational induce intro introduce introduction product production productive reduce reduction reproduction seduce seduction
Descendants of pro
purchase pure purpose
Descendants of pro-
pro procedure proceed process profession professional professor profit progress project promotion proposal propose prosecution prosecutor protect protection protective provide pursue young youth