evidence [on one side.]
Roget category 4674. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
› 4.3. Materials for reasoning
[On one side.]
indication etc. 550 — criterion etc. (test) 463.
testimony, testification†, expert testimony — attestation — deposition etc. (affirmation) 535 — examination.
admission etc. (assent) 488 — authority, warrant, credential, diploma, voucher, certificate, doquet†, docket — testamur† — record etc. 551 — document — pi ce justificative† — deed, warranty etc. (security) 771 — signature, seal etc. (identification) 550 — exhibit, material evidence, objective evidence.
witness, indicator, hostile witness — eyewitness, earwitness, material witness, state's evidence — deponent — sponsor — cojuror†.
oral evidence, documentary evidence, hearsay evidence, external evidence, extrinsic evidence, internal evidence, intrinsic evidence, circumstantial evidence, cumulative evidence, ex parte evidence [Lat.], presumptive evidence, collateral evidence, constructive evidence — proof etc. (demonstration) 478 — evidence in chief.
secondary evidence — confirmation, corroboration, support — ratification etc. (assent) 488 — authentication — compurgation†, wager of law, comprobation†.
citation, reference — legal research, literature search (experiment) 463.
tell of —
have weight, carry weight — tell, speak volumes — speak for itself etc. (manifest) 525.
rest upon, depend upon — repose on.
bear witness etc. n. — give evidence etc. n. — testify, depose, witness, vouch for — sign, seal, undersign†, set one's hand and seal, sign and seal, deliver as one's act and deed, certify, attest — acknowledge etc. (assent) 488.
[provide conclusive evidence] make absolute, confirm, prove (demonstrate) 478.
[add further evidence] indorse, countersign, corroborate, support, ratify, bear out, uphold, warrant.
adduce, attest, cite, quote — refer to, appeal to — call, call to witness — bring forward, bring into court — allege, plead — produce witnesses, confront witnesses.
place into evidence, mark into evidence.
[obtain evidence] collect evidence, bring together evidence, rake up evidence — experiment etc. 463.
have a case, make out a case — establish, authenticate, substantiate, verify, make good, quote chapter and verse — bring home to, bring to book.
based on —
by inference —
a fortiori —
still less —
raison de plus [Fr.] —
valeat quantum [Lat.] —
under one's hand and seal.
dictum de dicto [Lat.] —
mise en evidence [Fr.].
The content on this page comes straight from Project Gutenberg Etext of Roget's Thesaurus No. Two, which consists of the acclaimed work by Peter Mark Roget augmented with more recent material. Some changes where made to the formatting for improved readability.
Bold numbers signify related Roget categories. A dagger symbol (†) indicates archaic words and expressions no longer in common use.
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