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evidence [ 'evidəns] n.根据;证据,证人

evidence ['evidəns] n. 证据,迹象

empirical evidence 经验性实例

character evidence
品行证供

minutes of evidence 作证记录

Although this view is wildly held, this is little evidence that education can be obtained at any age and at any place.
尽管这一观点被广泛接受,很少有证据表明教育能够在任何地点、任何年龄进行。

Unfortunately, there is very few evidence that big companies are willing to invest a huge sums of money in a place without sufficient basic projects, such as supplies of electricity and water.
然而,很少有证据表明大公司愿意把巨额的资金投到一个连水电这些基础设施都不完善的地方去。

Although many people tend to live under the illusion that traditional technology and methods are still playing extremely important role in people's life, an increasing evidences show that it is less useful than many people think.
尽管许多人保持着传统观念,认为传统技术方法在人们生活中仍发挥着重要作用,但是越来越多的证据显示它并没有人们想象的有用。

Evidence 证明,证据,证人

evidence of title 所有权证明

original evidences 原始凭证

Growth is the only evidence of life.
成长是生命的唯一证明。

The lack of evidence in this case is frustrating the police.
警方因缺乏证据而感到很伤脑筋。

He has evidence that can prove his innocence.
他有证据能证明自己的清白。

There is a lot of evidence that stress is partly responsible for disease.
有很多证据表明,压力是致病的部分原因。

To date there’s no evidence to support this theory.
至今尚无证据支持这一理论。

Can you show me any evidence for your statement?
你能不能给我看看你这种说法的证据?

When the police arrived he had already destroyed the evidence that showed he was guilty.
警察来时,他已销毁了罪证。

There is no sufficient evidence to show that he suffers from iron deficiency.
没有足够证据表明他缺铁。

Is there any evidence to support what you have said?
有什么证据可以支持你的说法吗?

According to this theory, it is not the quality of the sensory nerve impulses that determines the diverse conscious sensations they produce, but rather the different areas of the brain into which they discharge , and there is some evidence for this view.
根据这一理论,不是由感觉神经脉冲的质量来决定他们产生的各种神经感觉的,而是由他们被发射到大脑的哪一部位来决定的,对这一观点是有证据的。

The best evidence for the layered mantle thesis is the well-established fact that volcanic rocks found on oceanic islands, islands believed to result from mantle plumes arising from the lower mantle, are composed of material fundamentally different from that of the midocean ridge system, whose source, most geologists contend, is the upper mantle.
分层地幔的最好证据就是在海岛上发现的火山岩这一明显的事实。岛屿被认为是从低层地幔升起的地柱形成的,它构成的基本成份与海中的山脊系统根本不同,许多地质学家认为它起源于上层地幔。

evidence n. 证据,迹象

- as sly as a fox 非常狡猾
Though the suspect was as sly as fox, he had to admit his crime in front of solid evidence.

- be at large 逍遥法外(也可以形容动物不受约束)
The murderer was still at large. The victim's parents was determined to find enough evidence to sue him to court.

Beneficiary's original signed commercial invoices at least in 8 copies issued in the name of the buyer indicating (showing/evidencing/specifying/declaration of)the merchandise, country of origin and any other relevant information.
以买方的名义开具、注明商品名称、原产国及其他有关资料,并经签署的受益人的商业发票正本至少一式八份

案验 [àn yàn] /investigate the evidence of a case/

捕风捉影 [bǔ fēng zhuō yǐng] /chase the wind and clutch at shadows - make groundless accusations/speak or act on hearsay evidence/

抹杀 [mǒ shā] /(v) remove from evidence; expunge; suppress/

诬陷 [wū xiàn] /(v) entrap; frame; plant false evidence against sb/

信 [xìn] /letter/true/to believe/sign/evidence/

引证 [yǐn zhèng] /to cite/to quote/to cite as evidence/

证据 [zhèng jù] /evidence/proof/testimony/

The official statistics are mildly discouraging.
官方的统计数字却有点不让人乐观。
They show that, if you lump manufacturing and services together, productivity has grown on average by 1.2% since 1987.
这些数据表明,如果把制造业和服务业合起来算,1987年以来生产力平均增长1.2%。
That is somewhat faster than the average during the previous decade.
这比前10年的平均增长速度略快。
And since 1991, productivity has increased by about 2% a year, which is more than twice the 1978-1987 average.
自1991年来,生产力每年约增长2%。这比1978年—1987年的平均增长速度高两倍以上。
The trouble is that part of the recent acceleration is due to the usual rebound that occurs at this point in a business cycle, and so is not conclusive evidence of a revival in the underlying trend.
问题在于,近年发生的生产力快速增长部分是由于商业周期通常到了这时候就会出现的反弹造成的,因而它不是经济复苏已经是潜在趋势的结论性证据。

The environmentalists, inevitably, respond to such critics.
毫无疑问,环境主义者要对这些批评做出反应。
The true enemies of science, argues Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University, a pioneer of environmental studies, are those who question the evidence supporting global warming, the depletion of the ozone layer and other consequences of industrial growth.
作为环境研究的先驱者,斯坦福大学的保罗·埃利希认为,科学的真正的敌人是那些对支持全球变暖、臭氧层稀薄和工业增长带来的其他后果的证据提出质疑的人。

That experiences influence subsequent behaviour is evidence of an obvious but nevertheless remarkable activity called remembering.
Learning could not occur without the function popularly named memory.
过去的经历会影响日后的行为,这就表明存在着一种明显但却非凡的脑力活动——记忆。
如果没有大家称之为记忆的功能,学习便不能发生。

Indeed, there is evidence that the rate at which individuals forget is directly related to how much they have learned.
的确,表明个人的遗忘速度与学习东西的多少有直接的关系。

{adj: a posteriori} requiring evidence for validation or support

{adj: admissible} deserving to be admitted
"admissible evidence"
<-> inadmissible

{adj: anecdotal} having the character of an anecdote
"anecdotal evidence"

{adj: assumed, arrogated} taken as your right without justification
"was hearing evidence in an assumed capacity"
"Congress's arrogated powers over domains hitherto belonging to the states"

{adj: backed, backed up} having backing
"a claim backed up by strong evidence"

{adj: blind, unreasoning} not based on reason or evidence
"blind hatred"
"blind faith"
"unreasoning panic"

{adj: bubonic} of or evidencing buboes
"bubonic plague"

{adj: cardiologic} of or relating to or used in or practicing cardiology
"cardiologic evidence"

{adj: clear-cut, distinct, trenchant} clearly or sharply defined to the mind
"clear-cut evidence of tampering"
"Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"
"trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"

{adj: collateral, confirmative, confirming, confirmatory, corroborative, corroboratory, substantiating, substantiative, validating, validatory, verificatory, verifying} serving to support or corroborate
"collateral evidence"

{adj: compelling} tending to persuade by forcefulness of argument
"new and compelling evidence"

{adj: conclusive} forming an end or termination; especially putting an end to doubt or question
"conclusive proof"
"the evidence is conclusive"
<-> inconclusive

{adj: conjectural, divinatory, hypothetical, hypothetic, supposed, suppositional, suppositious, supposititious} based primarily on surmise rather than adequate evidence
"theories about the extinction of dinosaurs are still highly conjectural"
"the supposed reason for his absence"
"suppositious reconstructions of dead languages"
"hypothetical situation"

{adj: contaminated} corrupted by contact or association
"contaminated evidence"
<-> uncontaminated

{adj: corroborated, substantiated, verified} supported or established by evidence or proof
"the substantiated charges"
"a verified case"

{adj: credulous} disposed to believe on little evidence
"the gimmick would convince none but the most credulous"
<-> incredulous

{adj: cross-linguistic} relating to different languages
"cross-linguistic evidence"

{adj: dysplastic} relating to or evidencing dysplasia

{adj: equivocal} uncertain as a sign or indication
"the evidence from bacteriologic analysis was equivocal"

{adj: evidenced} supported by evidence
"their evidenced friendliness to the US"

{adj: evidential, evidentiary} serving as or based on evidence
"evidential signs of a forced entry"
"its evidentiary value"

{adj: evidentiary} pertaining to or constituting evidence
"evidentiary technique"
"an evidentiary fact"

{adj: extrinsic} not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
"extrinsic evidence"
"an extrinsic feature of the new building"
"that style is something extrinsic to the subject"
"looking for extrinsic aid"
<-> intrinsic

{adj: flimsy, slight, tenuous, thin} having little substance or significance
"a flimsy excuse"
"slight evidence"
"a tenuous argument"
"a thin plot"

{adj: ghastly, grim, grisly, gruesome, macabre, sick} shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
"ghastly wounds"
"the grim aftermath of the bombing"
"the grim task of burying the victims"
"a grisly murder"
"gruesome evidence of human sacrifice"
"macabre tales of war and plague in the Middle ages"
"macabre tortures conceived by madmen"

{adj: growing} increasing in size or degree or amount
"her growing popularity"
"growing evidence of a world depression"
"a growing city"
"growing businesses"

{adj: humane} showing evidence of moral and intellectual advancement

{adj: hydrocephalic} relating to or characterized by or evidencing hydrocephalus

{adj: in evidence} clearly to be seen
"they were much in evidence during the fighting"
"she made certain that her engagement ring was in evidence"

{adj: inadmissible} not deserving to be admitted
"inadmissible evidence"
<-> admissible

{adj: inconclusive} not conclusive; not putting an end to doubt or question
"an inconclusive reply"
"inconclusive evidence"
"the inconclusive committee vote"
<-> conclusive

{adj: incontestable, indisputable, undisputable} not open to question; obviously true
"undeniable guilt"
"indisputable evidence of a witness"

{adj: indirect} having intervening factors or persons or influences
"reflection from the ceiling provided a soft indirect light"
"indirect evidence"
"an indirect cause"

{adj: knowing, wise, wise to} evidencing the possession of inside information

{adj: material} directly relevant to a matter especially a law case
"his support made a material difference"
"evidence material to the issue at hand"
"facts likely to influence the judgment are called material facts"
"a material witness"
<-> immaterial

{adj: meek, spiritless} evidencing little spirit or courage; overly submissive or compliant
"compliant and anxious to suit his opinions of those of others"
"a fine fiery blast against meek conformity"- Orville Prescott
"she looked meek but had the heart of a lion"
"was submissive and subservient"

{adj: neolithic} of or relating to the most recent period of the Stone Age (following the mesolithic)
"evidence of neolithic settlements"

{adj: neurological, neurologic} of or relating to or used in or practicing neurology
"neurological evidence"

{adj: objective, nonsubjective} undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena
"an objective appraisal"
"objective evidence"
<-> subjective

{adj: objective} belonging to immediate experience of actual things or events
"objective benefits"
"an objective example"
"there is no objective evidence of anything of the kind"

{adj: pathological} caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition
"a pathological liar"
"a pathological urge to succeed"

{adj: persuasive} capable of convincing
"a persuasive argument"
"the evidence is persuasive but not conclusive"

{adj: preconceived} (of an idea or opinion) formed beforehand; especially without evidence or through prejudice
"certain preconceived notions"

{adj: presumptive} affording reasonable grounds for belief or acceptance
"presumptive evidence"
"a strong presumptive case is made out"

{adj: probative, probatory} tending to prove a particular proposition or to persuade you of the truth of an allegation
"evidence should only be excluded if its probative value was outweighed by its prejudicial effect"

{adj: purposeless} not evidencing any purpose or goal
<-> purposeful

{adj: real, tangible} capable of being treated as fact
"tangible evidence"
"his brief time as Prime Minister brought few real benefits to the poor"

{adj: soft} using evidence not readily amenable to experimental verification or refutation
"soft data"
"the soft sciences"

{adj: tenable, well-founded} based on sound reasoning or evidence
"well-founded suspicions"

{adj: unanalyzable, undecomposable} representing the furthest possible extent of analysis or division into parts
"a feeling is a simple and undecomposable mental state"- G.S.Brett
"this weight of evidence is something mystical and unanalyzable"-M.R.Cohen

{adj: uncertain} not established beyond doubt; still undecided or unknown
"an uncertain future"
"a manuscript of uncertain origin"
"plans are still uncertain"
"changes of great if uncertain consequences"
"without further evidence his story must remain uncertain"
<-> certain

{adj: uncorroborated, unsubstantiated} unsupported by other evidence

{adj: unequivocal, univocal, unambiguous} admitting of no doubt or misunderstanding; having only one meaning or interpretation and leading to only one conclusion
"unequivocal evidence"
"took an unequivocal position"
"an unequivocal success"
"an unequivocal promise"
"an unequivocal (or univocal) statement"
<-> equivocal

{adj: unobjective, unverifiable} (of e.g. evidence) not objective or easily verified

{adj: unsupported} not supported by written evidence
"unsupported accusations"

{adj: written} set down in writing in any of various ways
"written evidence"
<-> spoken

{adv: amply, fully} sufficiently; more than adequately
"the evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions"
"they were fully (or amply) fed"
<-> meagerly

{adv: credibly, believably, plausibly, probably} easy to believe on the basis of available evidence
"he talked plausibly before the committee"
"he will probably win the election"
<-> incredibly

{adv: diametrically} as from opposite ends of a diameter
"when two honest witnesses give accounts of the same event that differ diametrically, how can anyone prove that the evidence you gave was deliberately false?"
"three of these brushes were approximately 120 feet apart and the fourth diametrically opposite to one of the three"

{adv: red-handed} doing something reprehensible or showing clear evidence of having done something reprehensible
"he was caught red-handed"

{adv: strikingly} in a striking manner
"this was strikingly demonstrated"
"the evidence was strikingly absent"

{n: Agassiz, Louis Agassiz, Jean Louis Rodolphe Agassiz} United States naturalist (born in Switzerland) who studied fossil fish; recognized geological evidence that ice ages had occurred in North America (1807-1873)

{n: Compton, Arthur Compton, Arthur Holly Compton} United States physicist noted for research on x-rays and gamma rays and nuclear energy; his observation that X-rays behave like miniature bowling balls in their interactions with electrons provided evidence for the quantal nature of light (1892-1962)

{n: DNA fingerprint, genetic fingerprint} biometric identification obtained by examining a person's unique sequence of DNA base pairs; often used for evidence in criminal law cases

{n: Hadean, Hadean time, Hadean eon, Hadean aeon, Priscoan, Priscoan eon, Priscoan aeon} the earliest eon in the history of the Earth from the first accretion of planetary material (around 4,600 million years ago) until the date of the oldest known rocks (about 3,800 million years ago); no evidence of life

{n: Miranda rule} the rule that police (when interrogating you after an arrest) are obliged to warn you that anything you say may be used as evidence and to read you your constitutional rights (the right to a lawyer and the right to remain silent until advised by a lawyer)

{n: Munchausen's syndrome, Munchausen syndrome} syndrome consisting of feigning acute and dramatic illness for which no clinical evidence is ever found

{n: acquittance, release} a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation

{n: adducing} citing as evidence or proof

{n: adjudication} the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented

{n: argument, statement} a fact or assertion offered as evidence that something is true
"it was a strong argument that his hypothesis was true"

{n: arrogance, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness} overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

{n: assertion, averment, asseveration} a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

{n: attestation} the evidence by which something is attested

{n: best evidence rule} a rule of evidence requiring that to prove the content of a writing or recording or photograph the original is required

{n: bounty, bounteousness} generosity evidenced by a willingness to give freely

{n: callowness, jejuneness, juvenility} lacking and evidencing lack of experience of life

{n: choking, strangling, strangulation, throttling} the act of suffocating (someone) by constricting the windpipe
"no evidence that the choking was done by the accused"

{n: circumstantial evidence, indirect evidence} evidence providing only a basis for inference about the fact in dispute
<-> direct evidence

{n: claim} an assertion that something is true or factual
"his claim that he was innocent"
"evidence contradicted the government's claims"

{n: clue, clew, cue} evidence that helps to solve a problem

{n: confutation} evidence that refutes conclusively

{n: conjecture} reasoning that involves the formation of conclusions from incomplete evidence

{n: conviction, strong belief, article of faith} an unshakable belief in something without need for proof or evidence

{n: convincingness} the power of argument or evidence to cause belief

{n: corpus delicti} the body of evidence that constitute the offence; the objective proof that a crime has been committed (sometimes mistakenly thought to refer to the body of a homicide victim)

{n: corroborating evidence} additional evidence or evidence of different kind that supports a proof already offered in a proceeding

{n: course, line} a connected series of events or actions or developments
"the government took a firm course"
"historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"

{n: decision, determination, conclusion} a position or opinion or judgment reached after consideration
"a decision unfavorable to the opposition"
"his conclusion took the evidence into account"
"satisfied with the panel's determination"

{n: decisiveness, decision} the trait of resoluteness as evidenced by firmness of character or purpose
"a man of unusual decisiveness"
<-> indecision, indecisiveness

{n: declaration} (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction
"his declaration of innocence"

{n: defense, defence, denial, demurrer} a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him
"he gave evidence for the defense"
<-> prosecution

{n: delusion, psychotic belief} (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary

{n: detective story} a narrative about someone who investigates crimes and obtains evidence leading to their resolution

{n: direct evidence} evidence (usually the testimony of a witness) directly related to the fact in dispute
<-> circumstantial evidence

{n: disproof, falsification, refutation} any evidence that helps to establish the falsity of something

{n: doubting Thomas} someone who demands physical evidence in order to be convinced (especially when this demand is out of place)

{n: estoppel} a rule of evidence whereby a person is barred from denying the truth of a fact that has already been settled

{n: evidence, grounds} your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief
"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"

{n: evidence} (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved

{n: evidence} an indication that makes something evident
"his trembling was evidence of his fear"

{n: exclusionary rule} a rule that provides that otherwise admissible evidence cannot be used in a criminal trial if it was the result of illegal police conduct

{n: exhibit} an object or statement produced before a court of law and referred to while giving evidence

{n: false verdict} a manifestly unjust verdict; not true to the evidence

{n: fingerprint} biometric identification from a print made by an impression of the ridges in the skin of a finger; often used as evidence in criminal investigations

{n: footprint evidence} evidence in the form of footprints
"there was footprint evidence that he had been at the scene of the crime"

{n: forensic medicine, forensic pathology} the branch of medical science that uses medical knowledge for legal purposes
"forensic pathology provided the evidence that convicted the murderer"

{n: frostiness} coldness as evidenced by frost

{n: fruit of the poisonous tree} a rule that once primary evidence is determined to have been illegally obtained any secondary evidence following from it may also not be used

{n: guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis} a message expressing an opinion based on incomplete evidence

{n: hearing} (law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence

{n: hearsay evidence} evidence based on what someone has told the witness and not of direct knowledge

{n: hearsay rule} a rule that declares not admissible as evidence any statement other than that by a witness

{n: identification} evidence of identity; something that identifies a person or thing

{n: inference, illation} the reasoning involved in drawing a conclusion or making a logical judgment on the basis of circumstantial evidence and prior conclusions rather than on the basis of direct observation

{n: informing, ratting} to furnish incriminating evidence to an officer of the law (usually in return for favors)

{n: interpretation} an explanation that results from interpreting something
"the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence"

{n: intrusiveness, meddlesomeness, officiousness} aggressiveness as evidenced by intruding; by advancing yourself or your ideas without invitation

{n: jauntiness, nattiness, dapperness, rakishness} stylishness as evidenced by a smart appearance

{n: jury} a body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law

{n: kindliness, helpfulness} friendliness evidence by a kindly and helpful disposition

{n: knowledgeability, knowledgeableness, initiation} wisdom as evidenced by the possession of knowledge
"his knowledgeability impressed me"
"his dullness was due to lack of initiation"

{n: laetrile} a substance derived from amygdalin; publicized as an antineoplastic drug although there is no supporting evidence

{n: lead, track, trail} evidence pointing to a possible solution
"the police are following a promising lead"
"the trail led straight to the perpetrator"

{n: luxury, luxuriousness, opulence, sumptuousness} wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living

{n: mercilessness, unmercifulness} inhumaneness evidenced by an unwillingness to be kind or forgiving
<-> mercifulness

{n: muniments} deeds and other documentary evidence of title to land

{n: murderousness} cruelty evidence by a capability to commit murder

{n: negative identification} evidence proving that you are not who you say you are not; evidence establishing that you are not among a group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to rejection
"a system for negative identification can prevent the use of multiple identities by a single person"

{n: objection} (law) a procedure whereby a party to a suit says that a particular line of questioning or a particular witness or a piece of evidence or other matter is improper and should not be continued and asks the court to rule on its impropriety or illegality

{n: omerta} a code of silence practiced by the Mafia; a refusal to give evidence to the police about criminal activities

{n: paleopathology, palaeopathology} the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)

{n: paper trail} the written evidence of someone's activities
"this paper trail consisted mainly of electronically stored information"

{n: parapsychologist} someone who studies the evidence for such psychological phenomena as psychokinesis and telepathy and clairvoyance

{n: parol evidence rule} a rule that oral evidence cannot be used to contradict the terms of a written contract

{n: piece} a separate part of a whole
"an important piece of the evidence"

{n: plant} something planted secretly for discovery by another
"the police used a plant to trick the thieves"
"he claimed that the evidence against him was a plant"

{n: positive identification} evidence proving that you are who you say you are; evidence establishing that you are among the group of people already known to the system; recognition by the system leads to acceptance
"a system for positive identification can prevent the use of a single identity by several people"

{n: preclinical trial, preclinical test, preclinical phase} a laboratory test of a new drug or a new invasive medical device on animal subjects; conducted to gather evidence justifying a clinical trial

{n: preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notion} an opinion formed beforehand without adequate evidence
"he did not even try to confirm his preconceptions"

{n: prejudgment, prejudgement} a judgment reached before the evidence is available

{n: preponderance, prevalence} a superiority in numbers or amount
"a preponderance of evidence against the defendant"

{n: probable cause} (law) evidence sufficient to warrant an arrest or search and seizure
"a magistrate determined that there was probable cause to search the house"

{n: proof, cogent evidence} any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something
"if you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"

{n: protectiveness} the quality of providing protection
"statistical evidence for the protectiveness of vaccination"

{n: rebutter, disprover, refuter, confuter} a debater who refutes or disproves by offering contrary evidence or argument

{n: reconstruction} an interpretation formed by piecing together bits of evidence

{n: record} a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction
"they could find no record of the purchase"

{n: record} anything (such as a document or a phonograph record or a photograph) providing permanent evidence of or information about past events
"the film provided a valuable record of stage techniques"

{n: red shift, redshift} (astronomy) a shift in the spectra of very distant galaxies toward longer wavelengths (toward the red end of the spectrum); generally interpreted as evidence that the universe is expanding

{n: regress, reasoning backward} the reasoning involved when you assume the conclusion is true and reason backward to the evidence

{n: res gestae} rule of evidence that covers words that are so closely associated with an occurrence that the words are considered part of the occurrence and as such their report does not violate the hearsay rule

{n: res ipsa loquitur} a rule of evidence whereby the negligence of an alleged wrongdoer can be inferred from the fact that the accident happened

{n: rule of evidence} (law) a rule of law whereby any alleged matter of fact that is submitted for investigation at a judicial trial is established or disproved

{n: share} any of the equal portions into which the capital stock of a corporation is divided and ownership of which is evidenced by a stock certificate
"he bought 100 shares of IBM at the market price"

{n: sign} (medicine) any objective evidence of the presence of a disorder or disease
"there were no signs of asphyxiation"

{n: slenderness} the quality of being slight or inadequate
"he knew the slenderness of my wallet"
"the slenderness of the chances that anything would be done"
"the slenderness of the evidence"

{n: smoking gun} indisputable evidence (especially of a crime)

{n: solidity, solidness} the quality of being solid and reliable financially or factually or morally
"the solidity of the evidence worked in his favor"
"the solidness of her faith gave her enduring hope"

{n: special pleading} an argument that ignores all unfavorable evidence

{n: speculation, conjecture} a hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with little hard evidence)
"speculations about the outcome of the election"
"he dismissed it as mere conjecture"

{n: speculativeness} the quality of being a conclusion or opinion based on supposition and conjecture rather than on fact or investigation
"her work is highly contentious because of its speculativeness and lack of supporting evidence"

{n: spoliation} (law) the intentional destruction of a document or an alteration of it that destroys its value as evidence

{n: state's evidence} evidence for the prosecution in criminal proceedings

{n: straight face} a serious facial expression giving no evidence of interest or amusement

{n: sturdiness} resoluteness evidenced by strength of character
"sturdiness of moral principle"

{n: tattle, singing, telling} disclosing information or giving evidence about another

{n: testament} strong evidence for something
"his easy victory was a testament to his skill"

{n: testimony, testimonial} something that serves as evidence
"his effort was testimony to his devotion"

{n: trace, vestige, tincture, shadow} an indication that something has been present
"there wasn't a trace of evidence for the claim"
"a tincture of condescension"

{n: transgression} the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

{n: unlikeness, dissimilitude} dissimilarity evidenced by an absence of likeness
<-> likeness, similitude

{n: voucher} a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure

{n: withholding} the act of holding back or keeping within your possession or control
"I resented his withholding permission"
"there were allegations of the withholding of evidence"

{v: adduce, abduce, cite} advance evidence for

{v: analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas} consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning
"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"
"analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"
"analyze your real motives"

{v: argue, indicate} give evidence of
"The evidence argues for your claim"
"The results indicate the need for more work"

{v: associate, tie in, relate, link, colligate, link up, connect} make a logical or causal connection
"I cannot connect these two pieces of evidence in my mind"
"colligate these facts"
"I cannot relate these events at all"
<-> dissociate

{v: attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidence} provide evidence for ; stand as proof of ; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes
"His high fever attested to his illness"
"The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"
"This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"

{v: charge} instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence

{v: circumstantiate} give circumstantial evidence for

{v: collect, pull in} get or bring together
"accumulate evidence"

{v: confirm, corroborate, sustain, substantiate, support, affirm} establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts
"his story confirmed my doubts"
"The evidence supports the defendant"
<-> negate

{v: confront, face, present} present somebody with something, usually to accuse or criticize
"We confronted him with the evidence"
"He was faced with all the evidence and could no longer deny his actions"
"An enormous dilemma faces us"

{v: corroborate, underpin, bear out, support} support with evidence or authority or make more certain or confirm
"The stories and claims were born out by the evidence"

{v: gather} conclude from evidence
"I gather you have not done your homework"

{v: give} manifest or show
"This student gives promise of real creativity"
"The office gave evidence of tampering"

{v: hear, try} examine or hear (evidence or a case) by judicial process
"The jury had heard all the evidence"
"The case will be tried in California"

{v: leave, allow for, allow, provide} make a possibility or provide opportunity for ; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
"This leaves no room for improvement"
"The evidence allows only one conclusion"
"allow for mistakes"
"leave lots of time for the trip"
"This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

{v: prejudge} judge beforehand, especially without sufficient evidence

{v: presume} constitute reasonable evidence for
"A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food"

{v: reflect} give evidence of a certain behavior
"His lack of interest in the project reflects badly on him"

{v: reflect} give evidence of the quality of
"The mess in his dorm room reflects on the student"

{v: refute, rebut} overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof
"The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"

{v: remain} be left ; of persons, questions, problems, results, evidence, etc. ; "There remains the question of who pulled the trigger"
"Carter remains the only President in recent history under whose Presidency the U.S. did not fight a war"

{v: repose on, rest on, build on, build upon} be based on ; of theories and claims, for example
"What's this new evidence based on?"

{v: roll up, collect, accumulate, pile up, amass, compile, hoard} get or gather together
"I am accumulating evidence for the man's unfaithfulness to his wife"
"She is amassing a lot of data for her thesis"
"She rolled up a small fortune"

{v: show} give evidence of, as of records
"The diary shows his distress that evening"

{v: suggest, intimate} imply as a possibility
"The evidence suggests a need for more clarification"

{v: surmise} infer from incomplete evidence

{v: tell, evidence} give evidence
"he was telling on all his former colleague"


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