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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.'
The last witness called was a grocer in the village, who kept the post-office.
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.
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--
Then come the witnesses to character, and here Mr Brass's gentleman shines again.
Take the case of any pencil, sharpened by any woman; if you have witnesses, you will find she did it with a knife; but if you take simply the aspect of the pencil, you will say she did it with her teeth.
The passage is of such length that anyone in the middle of it appears quite black against the light at the other end." The witness lowered his steady eyes once more and added: "I had noticed the fact before, when Captain Cutler first entered it." There was another silence, and the judge leaned forward and made a note.
"If the Advocate-General attaches importance to the deposition of Monsieur Joseph Rouletabille, I see no reason why this witness should not give us the name of the murderer."
Irwine is to be a witness himself, by and by, on her side, you know, to speak to her character and bringing up."
He ever beheld ME: on such a witness I would have revenge--or not live myself.
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."
While she was dressing, Luigi fetched the witnesses necessary to sign the certificate of marriage.
Among other things, he said that when he was at Rhodes he had leaped to such a distance that no man of his day could leap anywhere near him as to that, there were in Rhodes many persons who saw him do it and whom he could call as witnesses. One of the bystanders interrupted him, saying: "Now, my good man, if this be all true there is no need of witnesses.