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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)

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for adduce

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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 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 previewDictionary of the Decisions of the Court of Session (1815)

Branch I of Appendix II : Being Decisions Between the Years 1733 and 1754 by Scotland. Court of Session, Patrick Grant Elchies

defender all objections upon the import or insufficiency thereof, and reserving to either party to examine such of the witnesses as are alive if they think fit, and to adduce what other proof they think necessary. Adhered to with this explanatien, ...

Google previewDictionary of English Synonyms (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

to prove your point Synonyms for „Cite‟ -- adduce / mention / quote ****** 075. CLASSIFICATION ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott

_ HOB quondam _ FORMER, ERSTWHILE quota _ PART, SHARE, RATION quotation _ CITAL, MOTTO, PRICE quotation mark _ GUILLEMET quote _ CITE, ADDUCE quoth _ SAID, SPOKE quotient _ RESULT *R* Ra (Egypt) _ GOD (sun), ...

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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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