from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To show or demonstrate clearly; manifest: evince distaste by grimacing.
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- v. To show or demonstrate clearly; to manifest.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To conquer; to subdue.
- transitive v. To show in a clear manner; to prove beyond any reasonable doubt; to manifest; to make evident; to bring to light; to evidence.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To overcome; conquer.
- To show clearly or make evident; make clear by convincing evidence; manifest; exhibit.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. give expression to
The craving for "the return of day," which the sick so constantly evince, is generally nothing but the desire for light, the remembrance of the relief which a variety of objects before the eye affords to the harassed sick mind.
How many, who are called Christians, do by these sin evince that they are still under the reign and dominion of sin, still in the condition that they were born in.
His writings in general play, not printed, called evince a sound understanding, a Gay (f Warwicke.
a disposition to steady industry be encouraged to cultivate the ground: let such as evince any aptitude for mechanics be taught some handicraft, and congregated in villages, wherever favourable situations can be found -- and there is no want of them.
Instead, it is a more general phenomenon as many Americans, including many whites whose ancestors immigrated several generations ago, evince a connection between their sense of ethnic identity and various manifestations of their religiosity.
He has sharply escalated his profile in recent weeks, however, by invoking India's Gandhian tradition of fasting to evince political change.
The pride such an event will evince in some quarters -- though, admittedly, not in others -- should not be underestimated.
The mutual fund assets are expected to evince interest from a number of fund houses, including Goldman Sachs Asset Management Co., it said, citing the person.
But they don't evince the same weariness and exhaustion as many Rabbis, sustained as they are with colossal bonuses that make them feel appreciated.
Let's not get too general when talking about chapulines, as they are pretty much unheard of in northern México and evince about the same response in norteños as they do in the majority of gringos.