verb (used with object), ev·i·denced, ev·i·denc·ing.
Origin of evidence
Synonyms for evidence
Related Words for evidenceinformation, confirmation, sign, deposition, indication, testimony, clue, data, witness, documentation, signify, manifest, indicate, evince, demonstrate, illustrate, declaration, demonstration, index, corroboration
Examples from the Web for evidence
Contemporary Examples of 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
And the fact that satire unnerves the intolerant is evidence of its positive power.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too
January 8, 2015
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
January 7, 2015
Evidence is piling up that as men do more of the caregiving, violence against women falls.How Good Dads Can Change the World
Gary Barker, PhD, Michael Kaufman
January 6, 2015
The third problem is the evidence of corroborating witnesses.Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’
January 4, 2015
Historical Examples of evidence
I have no evidence, except your word, that any such letter has been received.Brave and Bold
It is now, as is notorious, more in evidence than ever before.'Tis Sixty Years Since
Charles Francis Adams
Hawarden library gave every evidence of being for use, and not show.The Grand Old Man
Richard B. Cook
I ask our youngest citizens to believe the evidence of your eyes.
The evidence didn't seem to be quite enough for some of them, after all.Within the Law
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.
see in evidence; much in evidence.