Definition of adduce verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    adduce

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//əˈdus//
     
    [often passive]adduce something(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they adduce
     
    he / she / it adduces
     
    past simple adduced
     
    -ing form adducing
     
     
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  1. 1to provide evidence, reasons, facts, etc. in order to explain something or to show that something is true synonym cite
  2. 2 Several factors have been adduced to explain the fall in the birth rate. The defending lawyer was able to adduce evidence of his client's innocence.
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