Adjective "adducing" definition and examples

(Adducing may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/əˈdjuːs/

Definitions and examples

verb

Cite as evidence.
  1. 'I do not see what responsibility the Minister of Police has for evidence adduced by Crown counsel during a trial.'
  2. 'It does not require even half an education to guess why he feels obliged to adduce flimsy evidence and extrapolate fanciful conclusions from it.'
  3. 'Secondly, there has never been adduced a body of evidence that demonstrates the need to make a new crime out of a hitherto legitimate activity.'
  4. 'Counsel gave another reason for adducing the evidence which it appears the judge did not accept.'
  5. 'This may occur when an accused adduces sufficient evidence to raise a doubt about his guilt but the jury is not convinced on a balance of probabilities that his account is true.'
  6. 'However, it proceeded to speculate on the safety of their conviction with reference to the weight of the evidence adduced by the prosecution.'
  7. 'Editors at the New York Times did not need to be clairvoyant to adduce the massive evidence to that effect.'
  8. 'A certain amount of evidence was adduced on this point.'
  9. 'In the book, he adduced a wealth of evidence to support his thoughts.'
  10. 'Rather, before even adducing the evidence, they have already made up their minds that the answer is ‘yes’.'

More definitions

1. to bring forward in argument or as evidence; cite as pertinent or conclusive: to adduce reasons in support of a constitutional amendment.

More examples(as adjective)

"tactics can be adducing."

"nuances can be adducing."

Origin

(adduce)Late Middle English: from Latin adducere, from ad- ‘towards’ + ducere ‘to lead’.