|Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (18701938). Rogets International Thesaurus. 1922.|
|Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties|
|Division (I) Formation of Ideas|
| Section III. Materials for Reasoning|
|467. Evidence [On One Side.]|
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|NOUN:||EVIDENCE; facts, premises, data, præcognitum (pl. præcognita), grounds; indication [See Indication]; criterion (test) [See Experiment].|
TESTIMONY, testification; attestation; affirmation, declaration; deposition [See Affirmation]; examination.
AUTHORITY, warrant, credential, diploma, voucher, certificate, docket; testamur [L.]; record [See Record]; muniments; document; pièce justificative [F.]; deed, warranty (security) [See Security]; autograph, handwriting, signature, seal (identification) [See Indication]; exhibit; citation, reference, quotation; admission (assent) [See Assent].
WITNESS, indicator, eyewitness, earwitness, deponent; sponsor; cojuror, oath-helper [hist.], compurgator [hist.].
EVIDENCE IN CHIEF; oral -, documentary -, hearsay -, external -, extrinsic -, internal -, intrinsic -, circumstantial -, cumulative -, ex parte [L.] -, presumptive -, collateral -, constructive- evidence; proof (demonstration) [See Demonstration]; finger print, thumb print.
SECONDARY EVIDENCE; confirmation, corroboration, support; ratification (assent) [See Assent]; authentication; compurgation [hist.], wager of law [hist.], comprobation [obs.].
WRIT, summons (lawsuit) [See Council].
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|VERB:||BE EVIDENCE &c. n.; evince, show, betoken, tell of; indicate (denote) [See Indication]; imply, involve, argue, bespeak, breathe.|
HAVE WEIGHT, carry weight; tell, speak volumes; speak for itself (manifest) [See Manifestation].
REST UPON, depend upon; repose on.
BEAR WITNESS &c. n.; give evidence &c. n.; testify, depose, witness, vouch for; sign, seal, undersign, set ones hand and seal, sign and seal, deliver as ones act and deed, certify, attest; acknowledge (assent) [See Assent].
CONFIRM, make absolute, ratify, corroborate, indorse or endorse, countersign, support, bear out, vindicate, uphold, warrant.
ADDUCE, attest, evidence, cite, quote; refer to, appeal to; call, call to witness; bring forward, bring on, bring into court; allege, plead; produce -, confront- witnesses; collect -, bring together -, rake up- evidence.
ESTABLISH; have -, make out- a case; authenticate, circumstantiate, substantiate, verify, make good, quote chapter and verse; bring home to, bring to book, bring off.
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|ADJECTIVE:||EVIDENTIAL; showing &c. v.; indicative, indicatory; deducible [See Demonstration]; grounded on, founded on, based on; first-hand, authentic, verificative, verifiable, veridical, cumulative, corroborative, confirmatory; significant, weighty, overwhelming, damning, conclusive.|
oral, documentary, hearsay &c. (evidence in chief) n.
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|ADVERB:||BY INFERENCE; according to, witness, a fortiori [L.]; still more, still less; raison de plus [F.]; in corroboration of &c. n.; valeat quantum [L.]; under seal, under ones hand and seal; at first hand, at second hand.|
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- Dictum de dicto.
- Where are the evidence that do accuse me?Richard III
- We must never assume that which is incapable of proof.George Henry Lewes
- Litigious terms, fat contentions, and flowing fees.Milton
- I do not know the method of drawing up an indictment against an whole people.Burke
- Still you keep o the windy side of the law.Twelfth Night
- Oh Sammy, Sammy, vy wornt there a alleybi!Dickens
- A dogs obeyed in office.King Lear