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evince

[ ih-vins ]
/ ɪˈvɪns /
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verb (used with object), e·vinced, e·vinc·ing.

to show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove.
to reveal the possession of (a quality, trait, etc.).

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Origin of evince

1600–10; <Latin ēvincere to conquer, overcome, carry one's point, equivalent to ē-e-1 + vincere to conquer

synonym study for evince

1. See display.

OTHER WORDS FROM evince

e·vin·ci·ble, adjectivenon·e·vin·ci·ble, adjectiveun·e·vinced, adjectiveun·e·vin·ci·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for evince

evince
/ (ɪˈvɪns) /

verb

(tr) to make evident; show (something, such as an emotion) clearly

Derived forms of evince

evincible, adjectiveevincive, adjective

Word Origin for evince

C17: from Latin ēvincere to overcome; see evict

usage for evince

Evince is sometimes wrongly used where evoke is meant: the proposal evoked (not evinced) a storm of protest
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