verb (adduces, adducing, adduced)
- (transitive) To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.
Etymology: adducere, adductum, to lead or bring to; ad- + ducere to lead. See Duke, and confer Adduct.
- Reasons ... were adduced on both sides. - Macaulay.
- Enough could not be adduced to satisfy the purpose of illustration. - De Quincey.
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