Definitions for evidence
ˈɛv ɪ dənsev·i·dence
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word evidence.
your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
an indication that makes something evident
"his trembling was evidence of his fear"
(law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidenceverb
provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
"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"
testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showverb
provide evidence for
"The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
"he was telling on all his former colleague"
Facts or observations presented in support of an assertion.
There is no evidence that anyone was here earlier.
Anything admitted by a court to prove or disprove alleged matters of fact in a trial.
To provide evidence for, or suggest the truth of.
She was furious, as evidenced by her slamming the door.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
I had delivered the evidence of the purchase unto Baruch. Jer. xxxii. 16.
Unreasonable it is to expect the same kind of proof and evidence for every thing, which we have for some things. John Tillotson.
Cato major, who had borne all the great offices, has left us an evidence, under his own hand, how much he was versed in country affairs. John Locke.
They bear evidence to a history in defence of Christianity, the truth of which history was their motive to embrace Christianity. Joseph Addison, on the Christian Religion.
To swear he saw three inches through a door,
As Asiatick evidences swore. John Dryden, Juvenal, Sat. vii.
There are books extant, which they must needs allow of as proper evidence; even the mighty volumes of visible nature, and the everlasting tables of right reason. Richard Bentley.
Etymology: from the noun.
If they be principles evident of themselves, they need nothing to evidence them. John Tillotson, Sermons, Preface.
These things the Christian religion require, as might be evidenced from texts. John Tillotson, Sermon v.
Thou on earth had’st prosper’d, which thy looks
Now also evidence. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. x. l. 361.
Evidence, broadly construed, is anything presented in support of an assertion. This support may be strong or weak. The strongest type of evidence is that which provides direct proof of the truth of an assertion. At the other extreme is evidence that is merely consistent with an assertion but does not rule out other, contradictory assertions, as in circumstantial evidence. In law, rules of evidence govern the types of evidence that are admissible in a legal proceeding. Types of legal evidence include testimony, documentary evidence, and physical evidence. The parts of a legal case which are not in controversy are known, in general, as the "facts of the case." Beyond any facts that are undisputed, a judge or jury is usually tasked with being a trier of fact for the other issues of a case. Evidence and rules are used to decide questions of fact that are disputed, some of which may be determined by the legal burden of proof relevant to the case. Evidence in certain cases (e.g. capital crimes) must be more compelling than in other situations (e.g. minor civil disputes), which drastically affects the quality and quantity of evidence necessary to decide a case. Scientific evidence consists of observations and experimental results that serve to support, refute, or modify a scientific hypothesis or theory, when collected and interpreted in accordance with the scientific method. In philosophy, the study of evidence is closely tied to epistemology, which considers the nature of knowledge and how it can be acquired.
that which makes evident or manifest; that which furnishes, or tends to furnish, proof; any mode of proof; the ground of belief or judgement; as, the evidence of our senses; evidence of the truth or falsehood of a statement
one who bears witness
that which is legally submitted to competent tribunal, as a means of ascertaining the truth of any alleged matter of fact under investigation before it; means of making proof; -- the latter, strictly speaking, not being synonymous with evidence, but rather the effect of it
to render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender
Evidence, broadly construed, is anything presented in support of an assertion. This support may be strong or weak. The strongest type of evidence is that which provides direct proof of the truth of an assertion. At the other extreme is evidence that is merely consistent with an assertion but does not rule out other, contradictory assertions, as in circumstantial evidence. In law, rules of evidence govern the types of evidence that are admissible in a legal proceeding, as well as the quality and quantity of evidence that are necessary to fulfill the legal burden of proof. Types of legal evidence include testimony, documentary evidence, and physical evidence. Scientific evidence consists of observations and experimental results that serve to support, refute, or modify a scientific hypothesis or theory, when collected and interpreted in accordance with the scientific method. In philosophy, the study of evidence is closely tied to epistomology, which considers the nature of knowledge and how it can be acquired.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Is that which makes clear, demonstrates, or ascertains the truth of the very fact or point in issue. Hearsay evidence, the declaration of what one has heard from others. This species of evidence is not admissible in courts-martial.
MC Evidence is a member of the group Dilated Peoples
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Rank popularity for the word 'evidence' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #414
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Rank popularity for the word 'evidence' in Written Corpus Frequency: #949
Rank popularity for the word 'evidence' in Nouns Frequency: #161
The numerical value of evidence in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of evidence in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
This leaves the Fed with less scope to delay raising rates until it sees more evidence of a rebound in real activity, september is still the most likely (rate) lift-off date, but July is not out of the question, particularly not if we get another couple of robust rises in core consumer prices in May and June.
The stock market rallied because we got evidence that we’re not recessing and we were pricing in a recession, but ultimately.
It seems like after one year that there has been no evidence, at least that has been made public, no evidence that there's been any truth to the accusations of collusion between the The President and Russia, so why would he want to raise an issue that's so far going favorable to him ?
Particularly in California, a lot of the Silicon Valley support [that] was very instrumental in electing President Obama is taking a real strong look at Jeb Bush and we’re seeing a lot of anecdotal evidence that a lot of that support will be moving to him.
Yes. I will now (call it genocide), and I will because we have enough evidence.
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- доказвам, доказателствоBulgarian
- bevise, godtgøre, vidne, vidneudsagn, bevisDanish
- Beweismittel, Beweis, IndizGerman
- κατάθεση, απόδειξη, πειστήριο, τεκμήριοGreek
- evidencia, evidenciar, pruebaSpanish
- todiste, osoittaa, todistusaineisto, osoitus, näyttö, näyttääFinnish
- fianais, dearbhadhScottish Gaelic
- साक्ष्य, प्रमाणHindi
- evidentiar, evidentia, proba, provaInterlingua
- taunaki, taunakitanga, tohu taunakiMāori
- bewijs, bewijsmateriaalDutch
- bevismateriale, vitneforklaring, vitne, vitneutsagn, bevise, bevis, evidensNorwegian
- свидетельство, доказательство, уликаRussian
- प्रमाण, साक्ष्यSanskrit
- bevis, bevismaterial, bevisningSwedish
- సాక్ష్యం, సాక్షాధారముTelugu
- หลักฐาน, ข้อพิสูจน์Thai
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