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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb evince:

evinceexpressshow

Evince (to show plainly; be an indication of) is considered to be an advanced word, according to the Barron's essential words for the GRE, which includes 800 college- and graduate-level words that frequently appear on the Graduate Record Exam.

Definition of the verb evince

What does evince mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: evinced | evincing | evinces

  1. give expression to

Alternative definition of the verb evince

verb

  1. [transitive] To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.

Definition of the verb evince for high school students

    to show, reveal
    • example: Christopher's hand-wringing and nail-biting evince how nervous he is about the upcoming English test.

The verb evince is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.

Explanation

  1. Evince is a document viewer for PDF, PostScript, DjVu, TIFF, XPS and DVI designed for the GNOME desktop environment.
  2. Evince is a software.
    • genre: PDF Reader

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Evince

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Google previewGender in Grammar and Cognition (2000)

I: Approaches to Gender. II: Manifestations of Gender by Barbara Unterbeck, Matti Rissanen, Terttu Nevalainen, Mirja Saari

Introduction Among the various distinctions which the grammar of a language may evince is that of gender. It represents an axis along which a word class, that of nouns, can be divided into different types. The category of grammatical gender is ...

Google previewDictionary of Confusable Words (2000)

by Adrian Room

evasiveness see evasion evince/evoke To evince something is to exhibit or show that one has it: 'Mozart evinced an amazing talent for music as a young child.' To evoke something is to bring it to mind or actually cause it as a response: 'The ...

Google previewFowler's Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2016)

by Jeremy Butterfield

evince. is used mainly in formal English (or, as Fowler put it, by 'those who like a fulldress word better than a plain one') to mean 'to show or make evident (a quality or feeling)'. One might add that it is usually found in the company of other ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Synonymes ... (1845)

by John Platts

Evince...

Prove facts ; demonstrate by undeniable evidence ; evince the falsity of absurd notions ; the wisdom of God is manifested in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2010)

The Classic First Edition by H. W. Fowler

shiphood, the reader is often helped if we call it a destroyer ; a vessel also is a ship, but the reader is not helped by our calling it a vessel, for the_ most part; &, though to evince is to show, it does not help him to call showing evincing ; what ...

Google previewThe London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)

by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)

EVINCE', v. a. & v. n. -) Fr. evincer ; Lat. Evinc'ible, adj. J-emmco, to prove: Evinc' ibly, adv. 3 from vmco, to prevail, either in argument or battle. To conquer (rarely used) ; to prove ; show ; make manifest. Evincible, is capable of proof.

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, an English grammar. To this ed. are added, a history of the English language [&c.]. (1768)

by Samuel Johnson

a [evince, Lat.] ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

EVINCE, v. a. & v. n. R Fr. evincer; Lat. Evi Nc'IBLE, adj. evinco, to prove : Evi Nc' IBLY, adv. $from vinco, to prevail, either in argument or battle. To conquer (rarely used); to prove; show; make manifest. Evincible, is capable of proof. The witness ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, A grammar of the English language (1792)

by Samuel Johnson

[evince ...

Google previewA Dictionary English and Gujarati (1877)

by Robert Montgomery, Manidharprasad Tapiprasad, Ambalal Sakerlal

[Sec Evince] To dispossess by 1am-Hl wm ай: шайтан-'дана: ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

by Walter William Skeat

Formerly, to evince. — L. euictus, pp. of euineere ( below). evince. (L.) L. euineere, to overcome ; hence to prove beyond doubt.

Google previewFowler's Dictionary of Modern English Usage (2015)

by Henry Watson Fowler, Jeremy Butterfield

evince. A learned word, first brought into English in the 17c. in several meanings answering to Latin eˉvincere (from eˉ 'out' + vincere 'to conquer'). Most of these meanings (to overcome, prevail over; to convince; to confute; ...

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Video shows what evince means. To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.. Evince Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to say ...

Quotes about Evince

The greater absurdities are, the more strongly they evince the falsity of that supposition from whence they flow. (Francis Atterbury)
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Scrabble value of E1V4I1N1C3E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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