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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
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Present
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Preterite
I adduced
you adduced
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Present Continuous
I am adducing
you are adducing
he/she/it is adducing
we are adducing
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Present Perfect
I have adduced
you have adduced
he/she/it has adduced
we have adduced
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Past Continuous
I was adducing
you were adducing
he/she/it was adducing
we were adducing
you were adducing
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Past Perfect
I had adduced
you had adduced
he/she/it had adduced
we had adduced
you had adduced
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Future
I will adduce
you will adduce
he/she/it will adduce
we will adduce
you will adduce
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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 ?
The desired proofs have not yet been adduced, and there is, at present, nothing but internal evidence to guide us.
She was tranquil, yet her tranquillity was evidently constrained; and as her confusion had before been adduced as a proof of her guilt, she worked up her mind to an appearance of courage.
Many arguments might have been adduced to prove the unfitness of two such seemingly contradictory authorities, each having power to ANNUL or REPEAL the acts of the other.
For I am well aware that scarcely a single point is discussed in this volume on which facts cannot be adduced, often apparently leading to conclusions directly opposite to those at which I have arrived.
As by our theory it follows that new atolls will generally be formed in each new area of subsidence, two weighty objections might have been raised, namely, that atolls must be increasing indefinitely in number; and secondly, that in old areas of subsidence each separate atoll must be increasing indefinitely in thickness, if proofs of their occasional destruction could not have been adduced.
It cannot be refuted logically, but various facts can be adduced which make it gradually less simple and plausible, until at last it turns out to be easier to abandon it wholly and look at the matter in a totally different way.
This discrepancy, of which, of course, Reed could have had no knowledge at the time, concurred with other circumstances, to occasion afterwards some mysterious speculations and dark surmises as to the real fate of Cass; but as no substantial grounds were ever adduced for them, we forbear to throw any deeper shades into this story of sufferings in the wilderness.
Indeed hath he," answered the magistrate; "and hath adduced such arguments, that we will even leave the matter as it now stands; so long, at least, as there shall be no further scandal in the woman.
These are but few facts, among multitudes which might be adduced, to show the self-denial, energy, patience, and honesty, which the slave has exhibited in a state of freedom.
His indignant countrymen actually caused him to be prosecuted in the native courts, on a charge nearly equivalent to what we term defamation of character; but the old fellow persisting in his assertion, and no invalidating proof being adduced, the plaintiffs were cast in the suit, and the cannibal reputation of the defendant firmly established.
The other old man was not behindhand with some moral reflections on this fruitful theme, and both adduced a mass of evidence, of such weight as to render it doubtful--not whether the deceased was of the age suggested, but whether she had not almost reached the patriarchal term of a hundred.
The allusion in the Crito may, perhaps, be adduced as a further evidence of the literal accuracy of some parts.