Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: testify
IPA transcription: [t'ɛstɪf,aɪ]
Pronunciations of testify
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: testify, attest, take_the_stand, bear_witness
    Meaning: give testimony in a court of law
  • Synonyms: testify, bear_witness, prove, evidence, show
    Meaning: provide evidence for; "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"
Usage examples
  • It seems to me that it is eminently a case for facts to testify.
  • All my previously obtained results in practice, testify to the correctness of this statement.
  • At that very time Fred was safely out of England, and in my blindness I forgot that there was another witness who could testify to my being there.'
  • Theocritus, Sophocles, and Plutarch testify to the ancient Grecian customs of spitting to cure and to curse, and also to bless when children were named.
  • The miracles of healing, sometimes wrought in that place testify to the merits of them both; of some of these we have before preserved the memory in the book of his life.
  • He spoke little, and with reserve, waited to be questioned, answered precisely and deliberately. Firmly and unhesitatingly he bore witness that the sum spent a month before could not have been less than three thousand, that all the peasants about here would testify that they had heard the sum of three thousand mentioned by Dmitri Fyodorovitch himself.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Prisoner's dilemma, License CC BY-SA 4.0