Synonyms for evidence

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : ev-i-duhns
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛv ɪ dəns

Top 10 synonyms for evidence Other synonyms for the word evidence

Définition of evidence

Origin :
  • c.1300, "appearance from which inferences may be drawn," from Old French evidence, from Late Latin evidentia "proof," originally "distinction, clearness," from Latin evidentem (see evident).
  • Meaning "ground for belief" is from late 14c., that of "obviousness" is 1660s. Legal senses are from c.1500, when it began to oust witness. As a verb, from c.1600. Related: Evidenced; evidencing.
  • noun proof
  • verb prove
Example sentences :
  • I have no evidence, except your word, that any such letter has been received.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • It is now, as is notorious, more in evidence than ever before.
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • Hawarden library gave every evidence of being for use, and not show.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • I ask our youngest citizens to believe the evidence of your eyes.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • The evidence didn't seem to be quite enough for some of them, after all.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • Her ruse of spoliation within the law was evidence of her shrewdness, nothing more.
  • Extract from : « Within the Law » by Marvin Dana
  • I could not dispute the evidence of the bit of shivered glass.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark
  • Mike would fetch and carry for her, so that she would be in evidence for very few minutes at most.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Against all evidence she was holding this man honest, believing her brother the thief.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • The cashier's hand had been strengthened by Crane's contribution of evidence.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser

Antonyms for evidence

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