\ i-ˈvin(t)s How to pronounce evince (audio) \
evinced; evincing

Definition of evince

transitive verb

1 : to constitute outward evidence of
2 : to display clearly : reveal

Other Words from evince

evincible \ i-​ˈvin(t)-​sə-​bəl How to pronounce evince (audio) \ adjective

Choose the Right Synonym for evince

show, manifest, evidence, evince, demonstrate mean to reveal outwardly or make apparent. show is the general term but sometimes implies that what is revealed must be gained by inference from acts, looks, or words. careful not to show his true feelings manifest implies a plainer, more immediate revelation. manifested musical ability at an early age evidence suggests serving as proof of the actuality or existence of something. a commitment evidenced by years of loyal service evince implies a showing by outward marks or signs. evinced not the slightest fear demonstrate implies showing by action or by display of feeling. demonstrated their approval by loud applause

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Let us conquer any uncertainty you may have about the history of evince. It derives from Latin evincere, meaning "to vanquish" or "to win a point," and can be further traced to vincere, Latin for "to conquer." In the early 1600s, evince was sometimes used in the senses "to subdue" or "to convict of error," meanings evincing the influence of its Latin ancestors. It was also sometimes used as a synonym of its cousin convince, but that sense is now obsolete. One early meaning, "to constitute evidence of," has hung on, however, and in the 1800s it was joined by another sense, "to reveal."

Examples of evince in a Sentence

She evinced an interest in art at an early age. the teenager caught shoplifting seemed to evince no remorse
Recent Examples on the Web These candidates also evince another hallmark of Trumpery: purveying dishonesty and disinformation. Norman Eisen And Colby Galliher, CNN, 10 May 2022 But federal endorsement of organizational policies that require employees to choose between conscience and livelihood does not exactly evince a civil libertarian spirit. Bonnie Kristian, The Week, 20 Apr. 2022 My use of force has to evince hostility against the United States, the American people, and/or their government. Andrew C. Mccarthy, National Review, 5 Mar. 2022 Record-breaking inflation and shortages evince the wisdom of Mr. Manchin’s counsel to slow the process so the economy can digest the Covid spending. Bobby Jindal, WSJ, 20 Dec. 2021 Matrix practically draws blood in its bid to evince ecstasy, physical, spiritual, and emotional. Hillary Kelly, Vulture, 15 Dec. 2021 But such tedious accounting, Kang argues, doesn’t necessarily evince a definitive balance. Marella Gayla, The New Yorker, 20 Oct. 2021 Indeed, that is the only way to evince systematically the differentials. Harry G. Broadman, Forbes, 29 Aug. 2021 Sparkly, eye-catching platforms and high heels — in metallic leather or shimmering sequins — evince a sense of optimism. New York Times, 17 Aug. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of evince

1777, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for evince

Latin evincere to vanquish, win a point, from e- + vincere to conquer — more at victor

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“Evince.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evince. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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