|1.||ground for belief or disbelief; data on which to base proof or to establish truth or falsehood|
|2.||a mark or sign that makes evident; indication: his pallor was evidence of ill health|
|3.||law circumstantial evidence See also direct evidence matter produced before a court of law in an attempt to prove or disprove a point in issue, such as the statements of witnesses, documents, material objects, etc|
|4.||turn queen's evidence, turn king's evidence, turn state's evidence (of an accomplice) to act as witness for the prosecution and testify against those associated with him in crime|
|5.||in evidence on display; apparent; conspicuous: her new ring was in evidence|
|6.||to make evident; show clearly|
|7.||to give proof of or evidence for|
see in evidence; much in evidence.