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Evidence

Evidence

WordNet



noun


(1)   Your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
"The evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
(2)   An indication that makes something evident
"His trembling was evidence of his fear"
(3)   (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved

verb


(4)   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"
(5)   Give evidence
"He was telling on all his former colleague"
(6)   Provide evidence for
"The blood test showed that he was the father"
"Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
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Etymology


< < < < ; see evident.

Noun



  1. Facts or observations presented in support of an assertion.
  2. Anything admitted by a court to prove or disprove alleged matters of fact in a trial.

Verb



  1. To provide evidence for, or suggest the truth of.
    She was furious, as evidenced by her slamming the door.