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Definition of the verb to evince
What does to evince mean as a doing phrase?
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 to evince
- [transitive] To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.
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In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found
To prove; to evince. Coyne. _ who does ill. Philippiani. EVICTION. J. [from ević.] To EV1'NCE. v. a. [evince, Latin.j To 1. Dispossession or deprivation by a defini- prove ; to shew. Atterbury. tive sentence of a court of judicature. EVI'NCIBLE, a. so ...
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 John Platts
[evinco, to evince, to prove, LJ to make evident. Manifest, [manifesto, to make plain, L.] to make obvious to the understanding ; to exhibit to the view. Prove facts ; demonstrate by undeniable evidence ; evince the falsity of absurd notions ; the ...
by Mungo Ponton Brown
And as to the payment of the kain-fowls, it was only done very long ago, and they being designed moss-fowls, and exacted by Hemps- field from the tenants, who had never warrant from Tunnel, whatever might be inferred from thence to evince ...
Encyclopaedia perthensis, or, Universal dictionary of the arts, sciences, literature, etc. : intended to supersede the use of other books of reference (1816)
* To EVINCE, v. a. [evinco, Lat.] To prove; to ...
To which is Prefixed, a Grammar of the English Language by J. Johnson
to prove; to evince. To shew; to nuke difcovery of. E'VIDENT, adj. plain ; apparent; notorious. E'VIDENTLY, adv. ppp.reV.ly; certainly ; undeniably. E'VIL, adj. having bad ...
A dictionary of the English language ... Abstracted from the folio edition ... To this edition are added, a History of the English language, the author's preface to the folio, and a considerable number of words, none of which are contained in the London octavo. The second edition, carefully revised (1764)
To prove; to evince. Chyne. EVI'CTION. f. [from eviér. ] 1. Difpoffestion or deprivation by a definitive fentence of a court of judicature. Bacon. 2. Proof; evidence. L'Estrange. EVIDENCE. f. [Fr.] 1. The state of being evident; clearnefs; notoriety. 2.
In Which All The Words are Introduced ... : To Which Is Prefixed, A Comprehensive Grammar ; In Two Volumes by John Ash
To prove, to evince, to shew, to make clear. Evidenced (p. from evidence) Proved, made evident. Evidencing (p.a. from evidence) Proving, making evident. - Evidencership (s. from evidence) The state or quality of one that is to give evidence, ...
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