Meaning of EVIDENCE in English


[ev.i.dence] n (14c) 1 a: an outward sign: indication b: something that furnishes proof: testimony; specif: something legally submitted to a tribunal to ascertain the truth of a matter

2: one who bears witness; esp: one who voluntarily confesses a crime and testifies for the prosecution against his accomplices -- in evidence 1: to be seen: conspicuous "trim lawns ... are everywhere in evidence --Amer. Guide Series: N.C."

2: as evidence

[2]evidence vt -denced ; (ca. 1610): to offer evidence of: prove, evince syn see show

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