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Definition: Conclusive evidence
, a. [Cf. F. conclusif.]
Belonging to a close or termination; decisive; convincing;
putting an end to debate or question; leading to, or
involving, a conclusion or decision.
Secret reasons . . . equally conclusive for us as they
were for them. --Rogers.
(Law), that of which, from its nature,
the law allows no contradiction or explanation.
(Law), an inference which the law
makes so peremptorily that it will not allow it to be
overthrown by any contrary proof, however strong.
Syn: Final; ultimate; unanswerable. See Final
, n. [F. ['e]vidence, L. Evidentia. See
1. That which makes evident or manifest; that which
furnishes, or tends to furnish, proof; any mode of proof;
the ground of belief or judgement; as, the evidence of our
senses; evidence of the truth or falsehood of a statement.
Faith is . . . the evidence of things not seen.
--Heb. xi. 1.
O glorious trial of exceeding love
Illustrious evidence, example high. --Milton.
2. One who bears witness. [R.] “Infamous and perjured
--Sir W. Scott.
3. (Law) That which is legally submitted to competent
tribunal, as a means of ascertaining the truth of any
alleged matter of fact under investigation before it;
means of making proof; -- the latter, strictly speaking,
not being synonymous with evidence, but rather the effect
of it. --Greenleaf.
, Conclusive evidence
, etc. See
, King's evidence
, or Queen's evidence
evidence for the crown, in English courts; equivalent to
in American courts. [Eng.]
, evidence for the government or the
people. [U. S. ]
To turn King's evidence To turn Queen's evidence
, or To turn State's evidence
, to confess a crime and give evidence
against one's accomplices.
Syn: Testimony; proof. See Testimony