to bring forward in argument or as evidence; cite as pertinent or conclusive:
to adduce reasons in support of a constitutional amendment.
One would expect Lebens to adduce evidence from other cases of state sanctions.
Boycott the Occupation, Engage the Settlers Jerry Haber December 2, 2012
We could adduce many instances to corroborate this assertion.
The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 4, April 1810 Various
If, however, it will satisfy you that I adduce an illustration—Louisa Bellew was one of these.
Jack Hinton Charles James Lever
But it remains to us to adduce clearer evidence to show that in the Rmyaṇam Rmas is the sun, and St the dawn, or aurora.
Zoological Mythology, Volume I (of 2) Angelo de Gubernatis
Why, then, do I adduce the name of Bruno at the close of this lecture?
Mind and Motion and Monism George John Romanes
We are able now to adduce various arguments which severally prove this truth.
Letters on Astronomy Denison Olmsted
Among many proofs that I could adduce of this, I will give one.
Old Familiar Faces Theodore Watts-Dunton
I need not adduce passages in the Hebrew Psalter, where such ellipsises do occur.
Notes and Queries, Number 213, November 26, 1853 Various
We may adduce also as evidence of the same practice a passage in bk.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3 Various
I do not adduce it as a fair criterion of comparative excellence, nor do I even think it such; but merely as matter of fact.
Biographia Literaria Samuel Taylor Coleridge
(transitive) to cite (reasons, examples, etc) as evidence or proof
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.
drawing toward, as by the action of a muscle; .
Physiology. to move or draw toward the axis of the body or one of its parts (opposed to ). Also called addition compound. Chemistry. a combination of two or more independently stable compounds by means of van der Waals’ forces, coordinate bonds, or covalent bonds. Compare (def 2), . Historical Examples And yet, in the […]
Physiology. to move or draw toward the axis of the body or one of its parts (opposed to ). Also called addition compound. Chemistry. a combination of two or more independently stable compounds by means of van der Waals’ forces, coordinate bonds, or covalent bonds. Compare (def 2), . Historical Examples This usually occurs when […]
Physiology. the action of an muscle. the act of . Historical Examples Dislocation is a rare complication of hip disease, and is most likely to occur during the stage of adduction with inversion. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles Had the adduction of his mind compelled hers to his bidding, or […]
any muscle that (opposed to ). Historical Examples The character derived from the adductor ridge, just alluded to, is remarkable. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) Charles Darwin There is no hollow or crest for the adductor muscle, which is small. A Monograph on the Sub-class Cirripedia (Volume 2 of 2) […]