adduce adduce

Definition(s):

  • (v) advance evidence for

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Hungarian reviewers noted that Prince Galitzin has seen fit to adduce no evidence whatever in support of his assertions.
  2. Claude Chabrol defines absurdity as the gap between the awesome finality of death and the trivial reasons men adduce for killing or putting themselves in the way of being killed.
  3. Nor does he adduce any historic arguments to prove that doctors make great governors of men, perhaps because such arguments are difficult to find.

Quotes

  1. "Where the Crown seeks at trial to adduce evidence gathered abroad, the Charter provisions governing trial processes in Canada ensure that the appropriate balance is struck and due consideration is shown for the rights of an accused being...
    on Jun 18, 2007 By: Louis LeBel Source: Law Times

  2. "The simple truth is that there is no evidence that anyone can adduce to back up the assertion that Jamaica has adopted a line or taken a position that is not in keeping with its principled foreign policy," said Senator Hylton.
    on Jun 24, 2006 By: Anthony Hylton Source: Jamaica Gleaner

  3. In reference to his wife's alleged shopping trips, which also included buying $2,000 worth of exercise equipment, $2,700 in opera tickets and a $2,000 leather briefcase, Lord Black said prosecutors "failed to adduce sufficient proof that Mr. Black...
    on Feb 1, 2007 By: Conrad Black Source: Globe and Mail

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