Definition of Evidence. Meaning of Evidence. Synonyms of Evidence

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Definition of Evidence

Evidence
Evidence Ev"i*dence, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Evidenced; p, pr. & vb. n. Evidencing.] To render evident or clear; to prove; to evince; as, to evidence a fact, or the guilt of an offender. --Milton.

Meaning of Evidence from wikipedia

- intellectual evidence (the obvious, the evident) and empirical evidence (proofs). The mentioned support may be strong or weak. The strongest type of evidence is...
- aphorism, "Absence of evidence is not evidence of absence", positive evidence of this kind is distinct from a lack of evidence or ignorance of that which...
- Empirical evidence is the information received by means of the senses, particularly by observation and do****entation of patterns and behavior through experimentation...
- Exculpatory evidence is evidence favorable to the defendant in a criminal trial that exonerates or tends to exonerate the defendant of guilt. It is the...
- Cir****stantial evidence is evidence that relies on an inference to connect it to a conclusion of fact—such as a fingerprint at the scene of a crime. By...
- Anecdotal evidence is a factual claim relying only on personal observation, collected in a casual or non-systematic manner. The term is sometimes used...
- False evidence, fabricated evidence, forged evidence or tainted evidence is information created or obtained illegally, to sway the verdict in a court case...
- criminal investigations, comparing criminal suspects' profiles to DNA evidence so as to ****ess the likelihood of their involvement in the crime. It is...
- The law of evidence, also known as the rules of evidence, encomp****es the rules and legal principles that govern the proof of facts in a legal proceeding...
- A hierarchy of evidence (or levels of evidence) is a heuristic used to rank the relative strength of results obtained from scientific research. There...
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