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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
- give expression to
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- synonyms of evince: express / show
- more generic word: convey = make known
- more specific terms:
- sneer = express through a scornful smile
- connote / imply = express or state indirectly
- burst out = give sudden release to an expression
- paint a picture / suggest / evoke = call to mind
- imply = suggest as a logically necessary consequence
- give = manifest or show
- exude = make apparent by one's mood or behavior
- give vent / ventilate / vent = give expression or utterance to
- articulate / give voice / formulate / phrase / word = put into words or an expression
- accentuate / emphasise / emphasize / punctuate / accent / stress = to stress, single out as important
- menace = express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture
- beam = express with a beaming face or smile
- smile = express with a smile
Alternative definition of the verb evince
- [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.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Evince
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
by John Platts
Prove facts ; demonstrate by undeniable evidence ; evince the falsity of absurd notions ; the wisdom of God is manifested in ...
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 ...
The 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.
A 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.] ...
London 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 ...
A 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
by Robert Montgomery, Manidharprasad Tapiprasad, Ambalal Sakerlal
[Sec Evince] To dispossess by 1am-Hl wm ай: шайтан-'дана: ...
by Walter William Skeat
Formerly, to evince. — L. euictus, pp. of euineere ( below). evince. (L.) L. euineere, to overcome ; hence to prove beyond doubt.
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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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.Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine