evidence Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “evidence” - Learner’s Dictionary

evidence

noun [U]     /ˈevɪdəns/
FACTS
B2 something that makes you believe that something is true or exists: evidence of global warming [+ that] There is no scientific evidence that the drug is addictive.Information and messages
LAW
information that is given or objects that are shown in a court of law to help to prove if someone has committed a crime: He was arrested despite the lack of evidence against him.Court cases, orders and decisions
give evidence UK
to give information and answer questions in a court of law: She was called to give evidence at his trial.Court cases, orders and decisions
be in evidence formal
to be noticeableVisibleApparent and obvious
(Definition of evidence from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “evidence”

European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
European Union – in or out? The language of the UK’s referendum
by ,
June 22, 2016
by Liz Walter On June 23rd, Britain will decide whether or not to remain part of the European Union (EU). I’m more than happy to bore friends with my own views on the subject, but the purpose of this post is simply to highlight the language of the debate. The precise question we will be answering

Read More 

Word of the Day

be as thick as thieves

to be very close friends and share secrets, etc.

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More