Pronunciation: (ev'i-duns), [key]
—n., v., -denced, -denc•ing.
1. that which tends to prove or disprove something; ground for belief; proof.
2. something that makes plain or clear; an indication or sign: His flushed look was visible evidence of his fever.
3. Law.data presented to a court or jury in proof of the facts in issue and which may include the testimony of witnesses, records, documents, or objects.
4. in evidence, plainly visible; conspicuous: The first signs of spring are in evidence.
1. to make evident or clear; show clearly; manifest: He evidenced his approval by promising his full support.
2. to support by evidence: He evidenced his accusation with incriminating letters.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.