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witness

British pronunciation[wˈɪtnəs]
USA pronunciation[ˈwɪtnəs]

witness

[ˈwɪtnəs]
NOUN

1.
witness

a person who sees an event, especially a criminal scene

witness definition and meaning

2.
[witness] - testimony by word or deed to your religious faith

3.
[witness] - a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

4.
[witness] - (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature

5.
[witness] - (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law

to witness

[ˈwɪtnəs]
VERB

1.
to witness

to see an act of crime or an accident

to witness definition and meaning

2.
[to witness] - perceive or be contemporaneous with
synonyms: find,see
1Iranian photographer Kaveh Golestan witnessed the gas attacks from a helicopter.
2The world witnessed the biggest protest here in Hong Kong in decades.
3We witnessed an alliance between an elected head of state and a violent extremist organization on full display.
4and witness an ancient Neapolitan blood ritual.