verb \i-ˈvin(t)s\

: to show (something) clearly


Full Definition of EVINCE

transitive verb
:  to constitute outward evidence of
:  to display clearly :  reveal
evinc·ible \-ˈvin(t)-sə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of EVINCE

  1. She evinced an interest in art at an early age.
  2. <the teenager caught shoplifting seemed to evince no remorse>

Origin of EVINCE

Latin evincere to vanquish, win a point, from e- + vincere to conquer — more at victor
First Known Use: 1604


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