- The definition of adduce is to show something as a means of proof.
To submit forensic evidence in court is an example of adduce.
transitive verbad·duced, ad·duc·ing, ad·duc·es
To cite as an example or means of proof in an argument.
Origin of adduceLatin addūcere, to bring to : ad-, ad- + dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.
- ad·duce′a·ble, ad·duc′i·ble
(third-person singular simple present adduces, present participle adducing, simple past and past participle adduced)
- To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.
adduce - Legal Definition
To compile or offer, generally in the context of introducing evidence at trial.