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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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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 ...
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 by Samuel Johnson
To prove; to evince. B.Jonson. EVl'CTION. n. s. Dispossession or deprivation by a definitive sentence of a court of judicature. Bacon. Proof; evidence. Bp. Halt. E' VIDENCE. и. s. [Fr.] The sUte of being evident; clearness; indubitable certainty; ...
A Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals ... (1778)
To prove; to evince. Cheyne.
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.
by Walter William Skeat
Formerly, to evince. — L. euictus, pp. of euincere ( below). evince. (L.) L. euincere, to overcome ; hence to prove beyond doubt.
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