1. [syn: adduce, abduce, cite]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Adduce \Ad*duce"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Adduced; p. pr. & vb.
n. Adducing.] [L. adducere, adductum, to lead or bring to;
ad + ducere to lead. See Duke, and cf. Adduct.]
To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or
consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to
Reasons . . . were adduced on both sides. --Macaulay.
Enough could not be adduced to satisfy the purpose of
illustration. --De Quincey.
Syn: To present; allege; advance; cite; quote; assign; urge;
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: advance evidence for [syn: adduce, abduce, cite]