verb (used with object), ev·i·denced, ev·i·denc·ing.
Origin of evidence
Examples from the Web for evidence
But sources said that the evidence so far is pointing away from an ISIS connection.U.S. Spies See Al Qaeda Fingerprints on Paris Massacre|Shane Harris, Nancy A. Youssef|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And the fact that satire unnerves the intolerant is evidence of its positive power.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Is it sort of evidence of the Gladwellian 10,000 hours theory?Coffee Talk with Fred Armisen: On ‘Portlandia,’ Meeting Obama, and Taylor Swift’s Greatness|Marlow Stern|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Evidence is piling up that as men do more of the caregiving, violence against women falls.
The third problem is the evidence of corroborating witnesses.Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The document heretofore marked for identification as Commission Exhibit No. 1021, was received in evidence.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
They were the only women in evidence in Panama at that time.Droll Stories of Isthmian Life|Evelyn Saxton
Evidence would be cooked up of course, and the retribution would be so swift that his friends would not be able to save him.Mavericks|William MacLeod Raine
The evidence seems to me, however, to refute this interpretation of Kants position.A Commentary to Kant's 'Critique of Pure Reason'|Norman Kemp Smith
I stared at her, scarcely able to believe the evidence of my own ears.Our Elizabeth|Florence A. Kilpatrick
British Dictionary definitions for evidence
Word Origin and History for evidence
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.
Idioms and Phrases with evidence
see in evidence; much in evidence.