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From Middle English [Term?], from Old French esvanir, compare Latin evanescere. See evanesce, vanish.


evanish (third-person singular simple present evanishes, present participle evanishing, simple past and past participle evanished)

  1. (archaic, intransitive) To vanish.
    • Burns
      Or like the rainbow's lovely form,
      Evanishing amid the storm.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for evanish in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)