What does the word evince mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To show plainly; prove.

Usage examples for evince

  1. However, Melitus, you have sufficiently shown that you never bestowed any care upon youth; and you clearly evince your own negligence, in that you have never paid any attention to the things with respect to which you accuse me. – Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates by Plato
  2. The demands for such conversations evince either complete ignorance, or a desire to ignore that degree of development on which the pupils stand. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  3. It was natural that the daughter of such a parent should soon evince some taste in his art. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton