['evɪd(ə)ns] or ['ɛvɪdəns]


(noun.) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief; 'the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling'.

(noun.) an indication that makes something evident; 'his trembling was evidence of his fear'.

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

编辑:莉莉--From WordNet


(n.) 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.

(n.) One who bears witness.

(n.) 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.

(v. t.) To render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender.



n. Testimony, proof, ground of belief.

v. a. Prove, elucidate, demonstrate, show, manifest, evince, make manifest, make clear.



SYN:Manifestation, attraction, averment, testimony, deposition, declaration,appearance, sign, token, proof, indication, exemplification, illustration

ANT:Surmise, conjecture, counterevidence, disproof, refutation, concealment,suppression, misindication, fallacy





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