verb[no object] • rare
- Vanish or die away: like the rainbow’s lovely form evanishing amid the stormMore example sentences
- He has described Truth as a colour so faint as to be scarcely perceptible, and almost evanishing from the vision.
- The darkness of the night evanishes at the approach of the sun.
- A satellite, seen from the earth, ought to change its colour, and at last evanish in violet.
Middle English: from Old French evaniss-, lengthened stem of the verb evanir 'vanish', from Latin evanescere 'die away'.