|1.||[ noun ] your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief|
"the evidence that smoking causes lung cancer is very compelling"
|Related terms:||information proof symptom lead sign disproof probable_cause testify|
|2.||[ noun ] an indication that makes something evident|
"his trembling was evidence of his fear"
|Related terms:||indication record argument identification clue testimony footprint_evidence smoking_gun attestation testify|
|3.||[ verb ] provide evidence for; stand as proof of|
|Synonyms:||manifest certify demonstrate attest|
"His high fever attested to his illness" "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication"
|Related terms:||testify authenticate condemn notarize reflect reflect attest documentation attestation|
|4.||[ noun ] (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved|
|Related terms:||information testimony exhibit corpus_delicti direct_evidence corroborating_evidence state's_evidence circumstantial_evidence hearsay_evidence law|
|5.||[ verb ] provide evidence for|
|Synonyms:||show prove bear_witness testify|
"The blood test showed that he was the father" "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
|Related terms:||inform attest adduce presume law testimony testimony|
|6.||[ verb ] give evidence|
|Synonyms:||tell demonstrate ascertain|
"he was telling on all his former colleague"
|Related terms:||confirm inform recognize|