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e·vince

 (ĭ-vĭns′)
tr.v. e·vinced, e·vinc·ing, e·vinc·es
To show or demonstrate clearly; manifest: evince distaste by grimacing.

[Latin ēvincere, to prevail, prove; see evict.]

e·vinc′i·ble adj.

evince

(ɪˈvɪns)
vb
(tr) to make evident; show (something, such as an emotion) clearly
[C17: from Latin ēvincere to overcome; see evict]
eˈvincible adj
eˈvincibly adv
eˈvincive adj
Usage: Evince is sometimes wrongly used where evoke is meant: the proposal evoked (not evinced) a storm of protest

e•vince

(ɪˈvɪns)

v.t. e•vinced, e•vinc•ing.
1. to show clearly; make evident or manifest; prove.
2. to reveal the possession of (a quality, trait, etc.).
[1600–10; < Latin ēvincere to overcome =ē- e- + vincere to conquer]
e•vin′ci•ble, adj.
e•vin′cive, adj.

evince

- To indicate, to reveal the presence of a quality or feeling.
See also related terms for presence.

evince


Past participle: evinced
Gerund: evincing

Imperative
evince
evince
Present
I evince
you evince
he/she/it evinces
we evince
you evince
they evince
Preterite
I evinced
you evinced
he/she/it evinced
we evinced
you evinced
they evinced
Present Continuous
I am evincing
you are evincing
he/she/it is evincing
we are evincing
you are evincing
they are evincing
Present Perfect
I have evinced
you have evinced
he/she/it has evinced
we have evinced
you have evinced
they have evinced
Past Continuous
I was evincing
you were evincing
he/she/it was evincing
we were evincing
you were evincing
they were evincing
Past Perfect
I had evinced
you had evinced
he/she/it had evinced
we had evinced
you had evinced
they had evinced
Future
I will evince
you will evince
he/she/it will evince
we will evince
you will evince
they will evince
Future Perfect
I will have evinced
you will have evinced
he/she/it will have evinced
we will have evinced
you will have evinced
they will have evinced
Future Continuous
I will be evincing
you will be evincing
he/she/it will be evincing
we will be evincing
you will be evincing
they will be evincing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been evincing
you have been evincing
he/she/it has been evincing
we have been evincing
you have been evincing
they have been evincing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been evincing
you will have been evincing
he/she/it will have been evincing
we will have been evincing
you will have been evincing
they will have been evincing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been evincing
you had been evincing
he/she/it had been evincing
we had been evincing
you had been evincing
they had been evincing
Conditional
I would evince
you would evince
he/she/it would evince
we would evince
you would evince
they would evince
Past Conditional
I would have evinced
you would have evinced
he/she/it would have evinced
we would have evinced
you would have evinced
they would have evinced
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.evince - give expression to; "She showed her disappointment"
sneer - express through a scornful smile; "she sneered her contempt"
convey - make known; pass on, of information; "She conveyed the message to me"
connote, imply - express or state indirectly
burst out - give sudden release to an expression; "We burst out laughing"; "'I hate you,' she burst out"
paint a picture, suggest, evoke - call to mind; "this remark evoked sadness"
imply - suggest as a logically necessary consequence; in logic
give - manifest or show; "This student gives promise of real creativity"; "The office gave evidence of tampering"
exude - make apparent by one's mood or behavior; "She exudes great confidence"
give vent, vent, ventilate - give expression or utterance to; "She vented her anger"; "The graduates gave vent to cheers"
give voice, phrase, word, articulate, formulate - put into words or an expression; "He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees"
accent, accentuate, emphasize, stress, punctuate, emphasise - to stress, single out as important; "Dr. Jones emphasizes exercise in addition to a change in diet"
menace - express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture; "he menaced the bank manager with a stick"
beam - express with a beaming face or smile; "he beamed his approval"
smile - express with a smile; "She smiled her thanks"

evince

verb (Formal) show, evidence, reveal, establish, express, display, indicate, demonstrate, exhibit, make clear, manifest, signify, attest, bespeak, betoken, make evident He had never, hitherto, evinced any particular interest in economic matters.

evince

verb
To make manifest or apparent:
Translations

evince

[ɪˈvɪns] VTmostrar, dar señales de

evince

[ɪˈvɪns] vtmanifester

evince

vtan den Tag legen; surprise, desire alsobekunden

evince

[ɪˈvɪns] vt (frm) → manifestare
References in classic literature ?
I am afraid," replied Elinor, "that the pleasantness of an employment does not always evince its propriety.
Should any little accidental disappointment of the appetite occur, such as the spoiling of a meal, the under or the over dressing of a dish, the incident ought not to be neutralised by replacing with something more delicate the comfort lost, thus pampering the body and obviating the aim of this institution; it ought to be improved to the spiritual edification of the pupils, by encouraging them to evince fortitude under temporary privation.
Heathcliff, why don't you evince satisfaction at my pleasant news?
I was not aware of it myself, but I felt it necessary to uphold the institutions of my county, and to evince a familiarity with them; so I shook my head, as much as to say, 'I believe you
Doubt not but that sin Will reign among them, as of thee begot; And therefore was Law given them to evince Thir natural pravitie, by stirring up Sin against Law to fight; that when they see Law can discover sin, but not remove, Save by those shadowie expiations weak, The bloud of Bulls and Goats, they may conclude Some bloud more precious must be paid for Man, Just for unjust, that in such righteousness To them by Faith imputed, they may finde Justification towards God, and peace Of Conscience, which the Law by Ceremonies Cannot appease, nor Man the moral part Perform, and not performing cannot live.
They observed by my teeth, which they viewed with great exactness, that I was a carnivorous animal; yet most quadrupeds being an overmatch for me, and field mice, with some others, too nimble, they could not imagine how I should be able to support myself, unless I fed upon snails and other insects, which they offered, by many learned arguments, to evince that I could not possibly do.
But there are many other circumstances which evince that what I have alleged is the true cause of the motion of the blood: thus, in the first place, the difference that is observed between the blood which flows from the veins, and that from the arteries, can only arise from this, that being rarefied, and, as it were, distilled by passing through the heart, it is thinner, and more vivid, and warmer immediately after leaving the heart, in other words, when in the arteries, than it was a short time before passing into either, in other words, when it was in the veins; and if attention be given, it will be found that this difference is very marked only in the neighborhood of the heart; and is not so evident in parts more remote from it.
To judge from the conduct of the opposite parties, we shall be led to conclude that they will mutually hope to evince the justness of their opinions, and to increase the number of their converts by the loudness of their declamations and the bitterness of their invectives.
What I have wished to evince is, that the charge brought against the proposed Constitution, of violating the sacred maxim of free government, is warranted neither by the real meaning annexed to that maxim by its author, nor by the sense in which it has hitherto been understood in America.
nor did he at any time evince any indication of the savage temper that had marked his resentment of the attack of the sailors upon him at the time that he had come among them.
What is there I would not do to evince my earnest gratitude
36} The lines which I have enclosed in brackets are evidently an afterthought--added probably by the writer herself--for they evince the same instinctively greater interest in anything that may concern a woman, which is so noticeable throughout the poem.