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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 ?
There were beautiful butterflies, moths and strange bugs in the securing of which the scientist evinced great delight, though when one beetle nipped him firmly and painfully on his thumb his involuntary cry of pain was as real as that of any other person.
He thought it very discouraging that his wife, who was the sole object of his existence, evinced so little interest in things which concerned him, and valued so little his conversation.
These hours of drowsihead were the season of the old gentlewoman's attendance on her brother, while Phoebe took charge of the shop; an arrangement which the public speedily understood, and evinced their decided preference of the younger shopwoman by the multiplicity of their calls during her administration of affairs.
And if at times these things bent the welded iron of his soul, much more did his far-away domestic memories of his young Cape wife and child, tend to bend him still more from the original ruggedness of his nature, and open him still further to those latent influences which, in some honest-hearted men, restrain the gush of dare-devil daring, so often evinced by others in the more perilous vicissitudes of the fishery.
As he mounted the deck, ahab abruptly accosted him, without at all heeding what he had in his hand; but in his broken lingo, the German soon evinced his complete ignorance of the White Whale; immediately turning the conversation to his lamp-feeder and oil can, with some remarks touching his having to turn into his hammock at night in profound darkness --his last drop of Bremen oil being gone, and not a single flying-fish yet captured to supply the deficiency; concluding by hinting that his ship was indeed what in the Fishery is technically called a clean one (that is, an empty one), well deserving the name of Jungfrau or the Virgin.
Marie was in utter despair at the entire want of moral perception evinced in this reply.
If a slave was convicted of any high misdemeanor, became unmanageable, or evinced a determination to run away, he was brought immedi- ately here, severely whipped, put on board the sloop, carried to Baltimore, and sold to Austin Woolfolk, or some other slave-trader, as a warning to the slaves remaining.
How could it be otherwise, when Helen, at all times and under all circumstances, evinced for me a quiet and faithful friendship, which ill-humour never soured, nor irritation never troubled?
She was slender, and apparently scarcely past girlhood: an admirable form, and the most exquisite little face that I have ever had the pleasure of beholding; small features, very fair; flaxen ringlets, or rather golden, hanging loose on her delicate neck; and eyes, had they been agreeable in expression, that would have been irresistible: fortunately for my susceptible heart, the only sentiment they evinced hovered between scorn and a kind of desperation, singularly unnatural to be detected there.
The antagonist of Grantmesnil, instead of bearing his lance-point fair against the crest or the shield of his enemy, swerved so much from the direct line as to break the weapon athwart the person of his opponent a circumstance which was accounted more disgraceful than that of being actually unhorsed; because the latter might happen from accident, whereas the former evinced awkwardness and want of management of the weapon and of the horse.
The recommendatory act of Congress is in the words following: "WHEREAS, There is provision in the articles of Confederation and perpetual Union, for making alterations therein, by the assent of a Congress of the United States, and of the legislatures of the several States; and whereas experience hath evinced, that there are defects in the present Confederation; as a mean to remedy which, several of the States, and PARTICULARLY THE STATE OF NEW YORK, by express instructions to their delegates in Congress, have suggested a convention for the purposes expressed in the following resolution; and such convention appearing to be the most probable mean of establishing in these States A FIRM NATIONAL GOVERNMENT:
I saw that the body of my dead antagonist had been stripped, and I read in the menacing yet respectful attitude of the warrior who had brought me these trophies of the kill the same demeanor as that evinced by the other who had brought me my original equipment, and now for the first time I realized that my blow, on the occasion of my first battle in the audience chamber had resulted in the death of my adversary.