adduce vs. deduce vs. deduct – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Adduce

Definition:

give evidence for

Examples:

The committee adduced data.

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Deduce

Definition:

reason by deduction; draw a logical conclusion

Examples:

it is possible to deduce many things from simple observation

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Deduct

Definition:

make a subtraction

Examples:

He deducted $40 from my paycheck.

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