Evan



[ev-uh n] /ˈɛv ən/

noun
1.
a male given name, Welsh form of .

masc. proper name, Welsh form of John, form influenced perhaps by Welsh ieuanc “young man” (cognate of Latin juvenis), from Celtic *yowanko-, from PIE *yeu- “vital force, youthful vigor” (see young).

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    [ev-uh-nes, ev-uh-nes] /ˌɛv əˈnɛs, ˈɛv əˌnɛs/ verb (used without object), evanesced, evanescing. 1. to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away. /ˌɛvəˈnɛs/ verb 1. (intransitive) (of smoke, mist, etc) to fade gradually from sight; vanish v. 1822, a back-formation from evanescence, or else from Latin evanescere “to pass away, vanish” (see evanescent).

  • Evanesced

    [ev-uh-nes, ev-uh-nes] /ˌɛv əˈnɛs, ˈɛv əˌnɛs/ verb (used without object), evanesced, evanescing. 1. to disappear gradually; vanish; fade away. /ˌɛvəˈnɛs/ verb 1. (intransitive) (of smoke, mist, etc) to fade gradually from sight; vanish v. 1822, a back-formation from evanescence, or else from Latin evanescere “to pass away, vanish” (see evanescent).



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  • Evanescent

    [ev-uh-nes-uh nt] /ˌɛv əˈnɛs ənt/ adjective 1. vanishing; fading away; fleeting. 2. tending to become imperceptible; scarcely perceptible. /ˌɛvəˈnɛsənt/ adjective 1. passing out of sight; fading away; vanishing 2. ephemeral or transitory adj. 1717, from French évanescent, from Latin evanescentem (nominative evanescens), present participle of evanescere “disappear, vanish,” from ex- “out” (see ex-) + vanescere […]



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