Definition of adduce in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGadducesPRadducingPT, PPadduced
    1. VT To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.
      1. Reasons ... were adduced on both sides. - Thomas Babington Macaulay. Enough could not be adduced to satisfy the purpose of illustration. - Thomas de Quincey. Whoever in discussion adduces authority, uses not reason but memory. - Leonardo da Vinci For I am well aware that scarcely a single point is discussed in this volume on which facts cannot be adduced, - Charles Darwin
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Unless the actualist can adduce reasons to believe an explanation for @’s actuality, therefore, she will be at a disadvantage to the possibilist who believes all worlds to be on metaphysical par.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
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    1. en adduced
    2. en adducent
    3. en adducer
    4. en adduces
    5. en adducers
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    Meaning of adduce for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "adduce" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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    Definiteness: Level 3
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