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evince

verb

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to make known (something abstract) through outward signs
  • he evinced an interest in art from an early age

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How is the word evince different from other verbs like it?

Some common synonyms of evince are demonstrate, evidence, manifest, and show. While all these words mean "to reveal outwardly or make apparent," evince implies a showing by outward marks or signs.

evinced not the slightest fear

In what contexts can demonstrate take the place of evince?

The words demonstrate and evince can be used in similar contexts, but demonstrate implies showing by action or by display of feeling.

demonstrated their approval by loud applause

When would evidence be a good substitute for evince?

Although the words evidence and evince have much in common, evidence suggests serving as proof of the actuality or existence of something.

a commitment evidenced by years of loyal service

When can manifest be used instead of evince?

The words manifest and evince are synonyms, but do differ in nuance. Specifically, manifest implies a plainer, more immediate revelation.

manifested musical ability at an early age

When is it sensible to use show instead of evince?

The meanings of show and evince largely overlap; however, 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

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The first known use of evince was in 1777

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“Evince.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/evince. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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