(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. evidence, substantiation, verification, confirmation; conclusiveness; corroboration, ratification; trial, test; sample, impression. See demonstration, experiment. —adj. impenetrable, impervious; invulnerable. See strength.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [Evidence]
Syn. demonstration, verification, evidence, testimony, case, exhibit, reasons, documentation, credentials, data, warrant, confirmation, substantiation, attestation, corroboration, affidavit, facts, witness, deposition, trace, record, criterion, grounds; see also confirmation 1 .
2. [Process of proving]
Syn. test, attempt, assay; see trial 2 .
3. [A printed proof sheet]
Syn. trial proof, pull, slip, revise, trial impression, galley proof, page proof, stereo proof, foundry proof.
Syn.- proof , as compared here, applies to facts, documents, etc. that are so certain or convincing as to demonstrate the validity of a conclusion beyond reasonable doubt; evidence applies to something presented before a court, as a witness's statement, an object, etc., that bears on or establishes a point in question; testimony applies to verbal evidence given by a witness under oath; exhibit applies to a document or object produced as evidence in a court
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
evidence, verification, confirmation, authentication, corroboration, validation, certification, substantiation, testimony, facts.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. That which confirms: attestation, authentication, confirmation, corroboration, demonstration, evidence, substantiation, testament, testimonial, testimony, validation, verification, warrant. See TRUE. 2. A fact or circumstance that gives logical support to an assertion, claim, or proposal: argument, ground (often used in plural), reason, wherefore, why. Idiom: why and wherefore. See REASON. 3. A procedure that ascertains effectiveness, value, proper function, or other quality: assay, essay, test, trial, tryout. See INVESTIGATE. II adjective Having the capacity to withstand: immune, impervious, insusceptible, resistant, resistive, unsusceptible. See RESIST.

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