- That which makes evident or manifest; that which
furnishes, or tends to furnish, proof; any mode of proof; the ground of
belief or judgement; as, the evidence of our senses; evidence of the
truth or falsehood of a statement.
- One who bears witness.
- That which is legally submitted to competent tribunal, as
a means of ascertaining the truth of any alleged matter of fact under
investigation before it; means of making proof; -- the latter, strictly
speaking, not being synonymous with evidence, but rather the effect of
it. - To render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as,
to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender.