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Synonyms for witness

bear witness: confirm

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bear witness: give evidence

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Synonyms for witness

someone who sees something occur

something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

one who testifies, especially in court

a formal declaration of truth or fact given under oath

to give grounds for believing in the existence or presence of

to confirm formally as true, accurate, or genuine

to give evidence or testimony under oath

Synonyms for witness

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The King looked anxiously at the White Rabbit, who said in a low voice, `Your Majesty must cross-examine THIS witness.
Alice watched the White Rabbit as he fumbled over the list, feeling very curious to see what the next witness would be like,
The last witness called was a grocer in the village, who kept the post-office.
The witness offered a remark on the weather; and the gentleman said, "Yes, it looks like a bad night"--and so went away.
Among the lookers-on there was the same expression in all quarters of the court; insomuch, that a great majority of the foreheads there, might have been mirrors reflecting the witness, when the Judge looked up from his notes to glare at that tremendous heresy about George Washington.
The object in hand being to show that the prisoner went down, with some fellow-plotter untracked, in the Dover mail on that Friday night in November five years ago, and got out of the mail in the night, as a blind, at a place where he did not remain, but from which he travelled back some dozen miles or more, to a garrison and dockyard, and there collected information; a witness was called to identify him as having been at the precise time required, in the coffee-room of an hotel in that garrison-and-dockyard town, waiting for another person.
A third witness swore he had often seen the knife in Potter's possession.
The witness having been by these means reduced to the requisite ebb of nervous perplexity, the examination was continued as follows--
Lawyers hold that there are two kinds of particularly bad witnesses--a reluctant witness, and a too-willing witness; it was Mr.
The witness lowered his steady eyes once more and added: "I had noticed the fact before, when Captain Cutler first entered it.
Joseph Rouletabille," said Maitre Henri Robert, "has not been regularly subpoenaed as a witness, but I hope, Monsieur President, you will examine him in virtue of your discretionary powers.
Man cannot ENDURE it that such a witness should live.
One witness "declared also That the said Alan Breck threatened that he would challenge Ballieveolan and his sons to fight because of his removing the declarant last year from Glenduror.
The first witness called was John Daviot, Esquire, Sheriff-Substitute of Mid-Lothian.
it is part of my wiliness and part of my suspicion to object to Madame Fosco being a witness to Lady Glyde's signature, when I am also a witness myself.