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adduce


verb (used with object), ad·duced, ad·duc·ing.

  1. to bring forward in argument or as evidence; cite as pertinent or conclusive: to adduce reasons in support of a constitutional amendment.

verb

  1. (tr) to cite (reasons, examples, etc) as evidence or proof
v.

early 15c., from Latin adducere “lead to, bring to, bring along,” from ad- “to” (see ad-) + ducere “to lead” (see duke (n.)). Related: Adduced; adducing.

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