Evidence

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ev"i*dence
Senses
  1. 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. "Faith is . . . the evidence of things not seen." [Heb. xi. 1.]"O glorious trial of exceeding love Illustrious evidence, example high." [Milton.]
  2. One who bears witness.(R)"Infamous and perjured evidences." [Sir W. Scott.]
  3. [Law] 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.
    synonyms: Testimony; proof. See Testimony.

Etymology: F. évidence, L. Evidentia. See Evident

verb Ev"i*dence
To render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender.
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  1. Your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief ("the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling")
  2. An indication that makes something evident ("his trembling was evidence of his fear")
  3. (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved
  4. Provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
  5. Give evidence
  6. Provide evidence for
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From Middle English, from Old French, from Latin evidentia (“clearness, in Late Latin a proof”), from evidens (“clear, evident”); see evident.

  1. Facts or observations presented in support of an assertion.
    There is no that anyone was here earlier.
    We have enough cold hard in that presentation which will make a world of pain for our parasitic friends at Antarctica.
  2. (law) Anything admitted by a court to prove or disprove alleged matters of fact in a trial.
  3. One who bears witness.

evidence was also found in the following language(s): Czech and Middle French

Notable Persons Named Evidence

Evidence is a hip hop music rapping, master of ceremonies, record producer, and photographer. He has had major accomplishments since 1992. Evidence was given the name Michael Perretta on December 10th, 1976. Evidence is also known as EV, Mr. Slow Flow, and The Weatherman.

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Evidence is a hip hop music rapping, master of ceremonies, record producer, and photographer. He has had major accomplishments since 1992. Evidence was given the name Michael Perretta on December 10th, 1976. Evidence is also known as EV, Mr. Slow Flow, and The Weatherman.

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Fun Facts about the name Evidence

  • When was the first name Evidence first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Evidence is Sunday, May 20th, 1900.
  • How unique is the name Evidence? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Evidence. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Evidence: Your name in reverse order is Ecnedive. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cendeiev. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Evidence born Aug 22, 1956

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 1725. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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