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ad·duce

 (ə-do͞os′, ə-dyo͞os′)
tr.v. ad·duced, ad·duc·ing, ad·duc·es
To cite as an example or means of proof in an argument.

[Latin addūcere, to bring to : ad-, ad- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

ad·duce′a·ble, ad·duc′i·ble adj.

adduce

(əˈdjuːs)
vb
(tr) to cite (reasons, examples, etc) as evidence or proof
[C15: from Latin addūcere to lead or bring to]
adˈducent adj
adˈducible, adˈduceable adj
adduction n

ad•duce

(əˈdus, əˈdyus)

v.t. -duced, -duc•ing.
to bring forward, as in evidence.
[1610–20; < Latin addūcere to bring into =ad- ad- + dūcere to lead]
ad•duc′i•ble, adj.
ad•duc′er, n.

adduce

- To cite as an instance or as proof or evidence.
See also related terms for proof.

adduce


Past participle: adduced
Gerund: adducing

Imperative
adduce
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Present
I adduce
you adduce
he/she/it adduces
we adduce
you adduce
they adduce
Preterite
I adduced
you adduced
he/she/it adduced
we adduced
you adduced
they adduced
Present Continuous
I am adducing
you are adducing
he/she/it is adducing
we are adducing
you are adducing
they are adducing
Present Perfect
I have adduced
you have adduced
he/she/it has adduced
we have adduced
you have adduced
they have adduced
Past Continuous
I was adducing
you were adducing
he/she/it was adducing
we were adducing
you were adducing
they were adducing
Past Perfect
I had adduced
you had adduced
he/she/it had adduced
we had adduced
you had adduced
they had adduced
Future
I will adduce
you will adduce
he/she/it will adduce
we will adduce
you will adduce
they will adduce
Future Perfect
I will have adduced
you will have adduced
he/she/it will have adduced
we will have adduced
you will have adduced
they will have adduced
Future Continuous
I will be adducing
you will be adducing
he/she/it will be adducing
we will be adducing
you will be adducing
they will be adducing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been adducing
you have been adducing
he/she/it has been adducing
we have been adducing
you have been adducing
they have been adducing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been adducing
you will have been adducing
he/she/it will have been adducing
we will have been adducing
you will have been adducing
they will have been adducing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been adducing
you had been adducing
he/she/it had been adducing
we had been adducing
you had been adducing
they had been adducing
Conditional
I would adduce
you would adduce
he/she/it would adduce
we would adduce
you would adduce
they would adduce
Past Conditional
I would have adduced
you would have adduced
he/she/it would have adduced
we would have adduced
you would have adduced
they would have adduced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.adduce - advance evidence foradduce - advance evidence for      
bear witness, evidence, testify, prove, show - provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

adduce

verb mention, offer, name, present, advance, quote, allege, cite, designate The evidence she adduced was authoritative.

adduce

verb
To bring forward for formal consideration:
Archaic: allege.
Translations

adduce

[əˈdjuːs] VT (frm) → alegar, aducir

adduce

vt (form)anführen; evidenceerbringen

adduce

[əˈdjuːs] vt (frm) (fact, reason) → addurre
References in classic literature ?
To multiply instances where it were impossible to adduce an exception would be to waste your time and abuse your patience; but in the sacred volume, which contains the substances of our firmest faith and of our most precious hopes, these passions not only maintain their highest efficacy, but are sanctioned by the express injunctions of the Divine Legislator to his chosen people.
There is no evidence to adduce, and whether or not the man himself committed the murders there is now none to say.
Let no one be surprised if, in speaking of entirely new principalities as I shall do, I adduce the highest examples both of prince and of state; because men, walking almost always in paths beaten by others, and following by imitation their deeds, are yet unable to keep entirely to the ways of others or attain to the power of those they imitate.
The only other evidence which I can adduce is from the log of the SS.
But the Wellands always went to Newport, where they owned one of the square boxes on the cliffs, and their son-in-law could adduce no good reason why he and May should not join them there.
Here, among the farms, we adduce the scholars as examples of this treachery.
I knew he would come and persuade me to this step, and that he would adduce the argument that it would be easier for me to die' among people and green trees,'--as he expressed it.
In proof of which gentleness I adduce his adventure with the rabbit.
I don't think you have read ten pages of Spencer, but there have been critics, assumably more intelligent than you, who have read no more than you of Spencer, who publicly challenged his followers to adduce one single idea from all his writings - from Herbert Spencer's writings, the man who has impressed the stamp of his genius over the whole field of scientific research and modern thought; the father of psychology; the man who revolutionized pedagogy, so that to-day the child of the French peasant is taught the three R's according to principles laid down by him.
Yet the American citizen plumes himself upon this spirit, even when he is sufficiently dispassionate to perceive the ruin it works; and will often adduce it, in spite of his own reason, as an instance of the great sagacity and acuteness of the people, and their superior shrewdness and independence.
Nolan also insisted that a Home Office database, which was searched to establish whether his phantom patients actually existed, was unreliable and sought to adduce fresh evidence to back up his claim.
A bench headed by Justice A K Patnaik said that where there are more than one person acting in committing rape on a victim, and therefore, it is not necessary that the prosecution should adduce clinching proof of a completed act of rape by each one of the accused on the victim.