- to show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove.
- to reveal the possession of (a quality, trait, etc.).
Origin of evince
Related Words for evincedisclose, reveal, attest, prove, declare, indicate, show, demonstrate, display, furnish
Examples from the Web for evince
Contemporary Examples of evince
Nor does he evince much interest in his past, saying, "I'm not really all that curious about myself."How to Write About the Dirty War
July 10, 2013
The preference for a state-run plan seems to evince a lack of understanding of the policy issues.What's the Public Option, Again?
October 20, 2009
Historical Examples of evince
Do they evince any proper estimate of the character of women?Female Scripture Biographies, Vol. II
Francis Augustus Cox
I shall be happy, on every occasion, to evince my regard for the Fraternity.Washington's Masonic Correspondence
Julius F. Sachse
Then, suddenly, he began to evince a great friendship for the Poissons.L'Assommoir
Jerks at the reins only caused him to stamp and evince an inclination to turn around.Thankful's Inheritance
Joseph C. Lincoln
Then why don't you join them, and evince your interest in some practical way?Young Captain Jack
Horatio Alger and Arthur M. Winfield
- (tr) to make evident; show (something, such as an emotion) clearly
Word Origin for evince
Meaning "show clearly" is late 18c. Not clearly distinguished from evict until 18c. Related: Evinced; evinces; evincing.