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Adduce vs. Attest

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Adduceverb

(transitive) To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.

Attestverb

(transitive) To affirm to be correct, true, or genuine.

‘When will the appraiser attest the date of the painting?’;

Adduceverb

To bring forward or offer, as an argument, passage, or consideration which bears on a statement or case; to cite; to allege.

‘Reasons . . . were adduced on both sides.’; ‘Enough could not be adduced to satisfy the purpose of illustration.’;

Attestverb

(transitive) To certify by signature or oath.

‘You must attest your will in order for it to be valid.’;

Adduceverb

advance evidence for

Attestverb

(transitive) To certify in an official capacity.

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Attestverb

(ambitransitive) To supply or be evidence of.

‘Her fine work attested her ability.’;

Attestverb

(transitive) To put under oath.

Attestverb

To call to witness; to invoke.

Attestverb

To bear witness to; to certify; to affirm to be true or genuine; as, to attest the truth of a writing, a copy of record.

‘Facts . . . attested by particular pagan authors.’;

Attestverb

To give proof of; to manifest; as, the ruins of Palmyra attest its ancient magnificence.

Attestverb

To call to witness; to invoke.

‘The sacred streams which Heaven's imperial stateAttests in oaths, and fears to violate.’;

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Attestnoun

Witness; testimony; attestation.

‘The attest of eyes and ears.’;

Attestverb

provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes;

‘His high fever attested to his illness’; ‘The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication’; ‘This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness’;

Attestverb

authenticate, affirm to be true, genuine, or correct, as in an official capacity;

‘I attest this signature’;

Attestverb

give testimony in a court of law

Attestverb

establish or verify the usage of;

‘This word is not attested until 1993’;

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