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evidence [on one side.]

Roget category 467

4. Words relating to the intellectual faculties
4.3. Materials for reasoning

#467. Evidence [On one side.]


evidencefacts, premises, data, praecognita [Lat.], grounds.
indication etc. 550criterion etc. (test) 463.
testimony, testification, expert testimonyattestation deposition etc. (affirmation) 535examination.
admission etc. (assent) 488authority, warrant, credential, diploma, voucher, certificate, doquet, dockettestamurrecord etc. 551documentpi ce justificativedeed, warranty etc. (security) 771signature, seal etc. (identification) 550exhibit, material evidence, objective evidence.
witness, indicator, hostile witnesseyewitness, earwitness, material witness, state's evidencedeponentsponsorcojuror.
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 evidenceproof etc. (demonstration) 478evidence in chief.
secondary evidenceconfirmation, corroboration, supportratification etc. (assent) 488authenticationcompurgation, wager of law, comprobation.
citation, referencelegal research, literature search (experiment) 463.


be evidence etc. n. — evince, show, betoken, tell ofindicate etc. (denote) 550imply, involve, argue, bespeak, breathe.
have weight, carry weighttell, speak volumesspeak for itself etc. (manifest) 525.
rest upon, depend uponrepose on.
bear witness etc. n. — give evidence etc. n. — testify, depose, witness, vouch forsign, seal, undersign, set one's hand and seal, sign and seal, deliver as one's act and deed, certify, attestacknowledge 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, quoterefer to, appeal tocall, call to witnessbring forward, bring into courtallege, pleadproduce witnesses, confront witnesses.
place into evidence, mark into evidence.
[obtain evidence] collect evidence, bring together evidence, rake up evidenceexperiment etc. 463.
have a case, make out a caseestablish, authenticate, substantiate, verify, make good, quote chapter and versebring home to, bring to book.


showing etc. v. — indicative, indicatorydeducible etc. 478grounded on, founded on, based on corroborative, confirmatory.


by inferenceaccording to, witness, a fortioristill more, still lessraison de plus [Fr.]in corroboration etc. n.. ofvaleat quantum [Lat.]under seal, under one's hand and seal.


dictum de dicto [Lat.]mise en evidence [Fr.].

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