Definition of Cogent evidence
1. Noun. Any factual evidence that helps to establish the truth of something. "If you have any proof for what you say, now is the time to produce it"
Generic synonyms: Evidence, Grounds
Specialized synonyms: Check, Confirmation, Substantiation, Verification, Establishment, Validation
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Literary usage of Cogent evidence
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1. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and Ireland by John Pitt Taylor (1887)
"... unless it be pleaded as matter of estoppel;' but • certainly it will furnish highly cogent evidence, which cannot be disregarded by a jury, ..."
2. A Practical Treatise of the Law of Evidence, and Digest of Proofs, in Civil by Thomas Starkie (1891)
"... that the incapacity, proved on the defendant, to make up the prescriptions of physicians before that time, was cogent evidence to prove the negative (v) ..."
3. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1891)
"cogent evidence of this, however, is not necessary,1 for the party notified to produce the paper may show that it is not in his possession or under his ..."
4. Bench and Bar: Reminiscences of One of the Last of an Ancient Race by Benjamin Coulson Robinson (1891)
"... The World is very Censorious'—An Incident at Quarter Sessions—A Piece of Cogent Evidence— Etiquette on Circuit—' Mr. Ball is wanted'—An Anecdote of ..."
5. Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions by Robert South (1853)
"But they thought his other miracles carried no such cogent evidence in them, but that they had so much to except against their being convinced by them, ..."
6. The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General Interest Decided by Isaac Grant Thompson, Irving Browne (1885)
"Sharing profits in the absence of all other evidence, would as a matter of fact be cogent evidence of a partnership; but every item of cogent evidence is ..."