Meaning of EVIDENCE in English

EVIDENCE

noun one who bears witness.

2. evidence ·vt to render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender.

3. evidence ·noun that which makes evident or manifest; that which furnishes, or tends to furnish, proof; any mode of proof; the ground of belief or judgement; as, the evidence of our senses; evidence of the truth or falsehood of a statement.

4. evidence ·noun that which is legally submitted to competent tribunal, as a means of ascertaining the truth of any alleged matter of fact under investigation before it; means of making proof;

— the latter, strictly speaking, not being synonymous with evidence, but rather the effect of it.

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