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evidence meaning and definition

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Definition of evidence (noun)

  1. your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    • "the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
    • synonyms: grounds
  2. an indication that makes something evident
    • "his trembling was evidence of his fear"
  3. (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved


Definition of evidence (verb)

  1. provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    • "His high fever attested to his illness"; "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"; "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"
    • synonyms: attest, certify, demonstrate, manifest
  2. provide evidence for
  3. give evidence
    • "he was telling on all his former colleague"
    • synonyms: tell
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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