from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To show or demonstrate clearly; manifest: evince distaste by grimacing.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- 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
Latin ēvincere, to prevail, prove; see evict.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French evincer (old spelling of évincer), from Latin ēvincere, present active infinitive of ēvincō ("conquer entirely, prevail over; prove exhaustively"), from ē, short form of ex, + vincō ("conquer"). (Wiktionary)