Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: witness
IPA transcription: [w'ɪtnəs]
Pronunciations of witness
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: witness, witnesser, informant
    Meaning: someone who sees an event and reports what happened
  • Synonyms: spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker
    Meaning: a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
  • Synonyms: witness
    Meaning: testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
  • Synonyms: witness, attestant, attestor, attestator
    Meaning: (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: witness
    Meaning: be a witness to; "She witnessed the accident and had to testify in court"
  • Synonyms: witness, find, see
    Meaning: perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
Usage examples
  • The coroner gazed at the witness sternly.
  • I finished it just now, you were witness."
  • "To be witness of your deed," he answered.
  • Is every Christian expected to bear witness?
  • "I will not swear it," reiterated the witness.
  • The truth is God; the witness to the truth is Jesus.
  • You must hear what passes: I want you for a witness."
  • Mr. Butterby pricked up his, and looked at the witness.
  • He was a witness, but a witness who could give no evidence.
  • Mr. Galloway was the first witness put forth by Mr. Butterby.
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