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    evidence - Dictionary definition and meaning for word evidence

    Definition
    (noun) your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
    Synonyms : grounds
    Example Sentence
    • the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling
    Definition
    (noun) an indication that makes something evident
    Example Sentence
    • his trembling was evidence of his fear
    Definition
    (noun) (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved Definition
    (verb) provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
    Synonyms : attest , certify , demonstrate , manifest
    Example Sentence
    • His high fever attested to his illness
    • The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication
    • This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness
    Definition
    (verb) provide evidence for
    Synonyms : bear witness , prove , show , testify
    Example Sentence
    • The blood test showed that he was the father
    • Her behavior testified to her incompetence
    Definition
    (verb) give evidence
    Synonyms : tell
    Example Sentence
    • he was telling on all his former colleague
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