AskDefine | Define educe

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1 deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning); "We drew out some interesting linguistic data from the native informant" [syn: evoke, elicit, extract, draw out]
2 develop or evolve, especially from a latent or potential state [syn: derive]

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  1. To draw out or bring out; elicit or evoke
  2. To infer or deduce.

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