produce

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noun
ADJECTIVE
fresh
home-grown (esp. BrE), local
supermarket
seasonal
agricultural, dairy (esp. BrE), farm, garden, organic

fresh farm produce

conventional, non-organic
quality

There was limited access to quality produce.

VERB + PRODUCE
grow
export, market, sell
buy

I buy my produce directly from farmers.

eat

I'm eating more fresh produce than ever.

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verb
ADVERB
domestically, locally

fruit and vegetables that are produced locally

commercially, industrially
artificially, synthetically
naturally
organically

organically produced food

sustainably

the sale of sustainably produced timber

annually

the 700 million bottles of Bordeaux produced annually

typically

the sounds that are typically produced by an American orchestra

consistently

The changes have not consistently produced the desired results.

efficiently, slickly

These goods are more efficiently produced in small associations.

a slickly produced thriller

beautifully, handsomely, lavishly

this handsomely produced reference work

professionally

a professionally produced CD

independently
cheaply

The series was obviously cheaply produced.

VERB + PRODUCE
be able to, can, manage to
be unable to, cannot
may, might
be expected to, be likely to

Which method is likely to produce the best results?

help (to)
intend to

He moved to California intending to produce a third novel.

combine to, interact to

All of these processes combine to produce a particular form of language.

be designed to
use sth to

The technology can be used to produce interactive educational programs.

PREPOSITION
from

The wine is produced from Chardonnay grapes.

with

The letter has been produced with digital technology.

Produce is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑artist, ↑company, ↑country, ↑economy, ↑effort, ↑factory, ↑farm, ↑firm, ↑generator, ↑industry, ↑meeting, ↑mill, ↑mine, ↑nature, ↑plant, ↑research, ↑talk, ↑tree
Produce is used with these nouns as the object: ↑abundance, ↑acid, ↑adaptation, ↑album, ↑armaments, ↑art, ↑article, ↑baby, ↑backlash, ↑beef, ↑benefit, ↑berry, ↑biography, ↑bloom, ↑blossom, ↑brandy, ↑brief, ↑brochure, ↑bulletin, ↑calf, ↑car, ↑carbon dioxide, ↑catalogue, ↑CD, ↑CD-ROM, ↑change, ↑charcoal, ↑checklist, ↑chemical, ↑chip, ↑cloth, ↑coal, ↑coke, ↑collection, ↑commodity, ↑compound, ↑copper, ↑copy, ↑corn, ↑crop, ↑culture, ↑current, ↑decrease, ↑defect, ↑design, ↑directory, ↑disc, ↑dividend, ↑document, ↑documentary, ↑draft, ↑drama, ↑drug, ↑DVD, ↑echo, ↑edition, ↑effect, ↑egg, ↑electricity, ↑embryo, ↑emission, ↑energy, ↑equivalent, ↑estimate, ↑euphoria, ↑evidence, ↑fabric, ↑film, ↑finish, ↑fit, ↑flow, ↑flower, ↑fluctuation, ↑food, ↑force, ↑forecast, ↑friction, ↑fruit, ↑fuel, ↑fumes, ↑gain, ↑gas, ↑gold, ↑goods, ↑grain, ↑graph, ↑graphics, ↑gun, ↑heat, ↑heir, ↑honey, ↑hormone, ↑idea, ↑identification, ↑illusion, ↑image, ↑imagery, ↑improvement, ↑increase, ↑insight, ↑inventory, ↑iron, ↑journal, ↑knife, ↑leaf, ↑leaflet, ↑light, ↑magazine, ↑manual, ↑map, ↑masterpiece, ↑material, ↑milk, ↑miracle, ↑model, ↑movement, ↑movie, ↑mucus, ↑mural, ↑music, ↑mutation, ↑narrative, ↑negative, ↑newspaper, ↑noise, ↑novel, ↑odour, ↑oil, ↑outcome, ↑output, ↑oxygen, ↑ozone, ↑package, ↑painting, ↑pamphlet, ↑paper, ↑pass, ↑passport, ↑pattern, ↑performance, ↑piece, ↑pistol, ↑plastic, ↑plutonium, ↑pollen, ↑pollution, ↑pottery, ↑power, ↑product, ↑profit, ↑proof, prospectus, ↑protein, ↑prototype, ↑radioactivity, ↑range, ↑reaction, ↑receipt, ↑recommendation, ↑record, ↑recording, ↑reduction, ↑replica, ↑reply, ↑report, ↑representation, ↑research, ↑response, ↑result, ↑return, ↑revenue, ↑rice, ↑saliva, ↑save, ↑saving, ↑seed, ↑sensation, ↑settlement, ↑shadow, ↑shift, ↑shoot, ↑side effect, ↑signal, ↑silk, ↑single, ↑slime, ↑solution, ↑sound, ↑spark, ↑sperm, ↑statistics, ↑steam, ↑steel, ↑stereotype, ↑substance, ↑substitute, ↑sugar, ↑supply, ↑surplus, ↑symptom, ↑syndrome, ↑text, ↑theory, ↑tornado, ↑torrent, ↑track, ↑trail, ↑translation, ↑unit, ↑uranium, ↑vacuum, ↑version, ↑vibration, ↑victory, ↑video, ↑voltage, ↑waste, ↑wave, ↑wealth, ↑weapon, ↑whisky, ↑wine, ↑wool, ↑work, ↑yield

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  • produce — [n] fruit and vegetables crop, fruitage, goods, greengrocery, harvest, outcome, outgrowth, outturn, production, yield; concepts 426,429,431,457,461 produce [v1] generate, create afford, assemble, author, bear, beget, blossom, breed, bring forth,… …   New thesaurus

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  • produce — ► VERB 1) make, manufacture, or create. 2) cause to happen or exist. 3) show or provide for inspection or use. 4) administer the financial and managerial aspects of (a film or broadcast) or the staging of (a play). 5) supervise the making of (a… …   English terms dictionary

  • produce# — produce vb *bear, yield, turn out Analogous words: *generate, breed, propagate: *make, form, shape, fabricate, manufacture: create, *invent produce n *product, production …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • produce — produce; co·produce; …   English syllables

  • Produce — Pro*duce , v. i. To yield or furnish appropriate offspring, crops, effects, consequences, or results. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Produce — Prod uce (?; 277), n. That which is produced, brought forth, or yielded; product; yield; proceeds; result of labor, especially of agricultural labors; hence, specifically, agricultural products. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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