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Definition of the verb adduce

What does adduce mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: adduced | adducing | adduces

  1. advance evidence for

Alternative definition of the verb adduce


  1. [transitive] To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.

Specialised definition of the verb adduce

Glossary of justice

to introduce (in evidence)

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Google previewThe Panoplist, and Missionary Magazine (1813)

The testimony we adduce is the testimony of men, whose talents and erudition will not be called in ...

Google previewPhilologia Anglicana: or, a Philological and synonymical dictionary of the English language; in which the words are deduced from their originals-their sense defined-and the same illustrated and supported by proper examples and notes, critical and explanatory. [“A-Adornment” only.] (1806)

by Benjamin DAWSON (Rector of Burgh, Suffolk.)

To adduce a passage ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes ... (1845)

by John Platts

Adduce, [adduce-, L.] to draw to; to cite ; to offer. Allege, [allego, L.] to affirm; to declare; to plead. Assign, [assigno, L7] to show or set forth. . Advance a doctrine ; adduce an argument ; allege a circumstance ; assign a reason. ADVANTAGE ...

Google previewDictionary of Environmental Health (2003)

by David Worthington

adduce. To state or cite examples or to produce reasoningas evidence in support of a contention, such as in a court oflaw. adduct A chemical group that is attached to a large.


to adduce hi« Authentic«, uid to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage (2001)

by Bryan A. Garner

adduce; educe; deduce. All are useful in reference to evidence. To adduce is to put forward for consideration something by way of evidence or arguments. E.g., "In the original panel opinion we held that Rushing's live testimony at trial ...

Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

adduce. A. And Its Near-Synonyms: advance; cite. Each of these verbs relates to bringing forward matter by way of explanation, analysis, illustration, or proof. To adduce evidence is to present it as furthering an argument or contention ...

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Srn, Adduce, adjoin, increase, extend, enlarge, sum up, cast up, ...

Google previewVocabulary Dictionary and Workbook (2006)

2,856 Words You Must Know by Mark Phillips

adduce (ә-DOOS) vb. To adduce something (a fact, a reason, evidence, etc.) is to bring it forward as an argument or as a means of proof in an argument. Many people have claimed that Julius and Ethyl Rosenberg (an American couple who ...

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Scrabble value of A1D2D2U1C3E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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