adduce

[uh-doos, uh-dyoos]
verb (used with object), adduced, adducing.
to bring forward in argument or as evidence; cite as pertinent or conclusive: to adduce reasons in support of a constitutional amendment.

Origin:
1610–20; < Latin addūcere to bring into, equivalent to ad- ad- + dūcere to lead

adduceable, adducible, adjective
adducer, noun
unadduceable, adjective
unadduced, adjective
unadducible, adjective

adduce, deduce, induce.
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adduce (əˈdjuːs)
 
vb
(tr) to cite (reasons, examples, etc) as evidence or proof
 
[C15: from Latin addūcere to lead or bring to]
 
ad'ducent
 
adj
 
ad'ducible
 
adj
 
ad'duceable
 
adj
 
adduction
 
n

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adduce
1610s, from L. adducere "lead to, bring to," from ad- "to" + ducere "to lead" (see duke).
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Example sentences
The burden of proof shall be on the state to adduce the evidence.
The burden of proof shall be on the state to adduce such evidence.
At each of the hearings, it was represented by counsel and given the opportunity to adduce evidence, none of which was excluded.
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