Definitions for evidence

Definitions for (noun) evidence

Main entry: grounds, evidence

Definition: your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

Usage: the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling

Main entry: evidence

Definition: an indication that makes something evident

Usage: his trembling was evidence of his fear

Main entry: evidence

Definition: (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved

Definitions for (verb) evidence

Main entry: demonstrate, manifest, attest, certify, evidence

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

Usage: 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

Main entry: tell, evidence

Definition: give evidence

Usage: he was telling on all his former colleague

Main entry: bear witness, prove, show, testify, evidence

Definition: provide evidence for

Usage: The blood test showed that he was the father; Her behavior testified to her incompetence

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