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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.]
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(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
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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]
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evince- To indicate, to reveal the presence of a quality or feeling.
See also related terms for presence.
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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"
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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.
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evince[ɪˈvɪns] vt → manifester
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evince[ɪˈvɪns] vt (frm) → manifestare
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