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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.]
(tr) to make evident; show (something, such as an emotion) clearly
[C17: from Latin ēvincere to overcome; see evict]
Usage: Evince is sometimes wrongly used where evoke is meant: the proposal evoked (not evinced) a storm of protest
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]
evince- To indicate, to reveal the presence of a quality or feeling.
See also related terms for presence.
Past participle: evinced
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|Verb||1.||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"
burst out - give sudden release to an expression; "We burst out laughing"; "'I hate you,' she burst out"
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"