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  • give witness (to something) — bear/give ˈwitness (to sth) idiom to provide evidence of the truth of sth • The crowd of mourners at his funeral bore witness to the great affection in which he was held. Main entry: ↑witnessidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • Witness (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Witness Img capt = Witness during recording of Grimace Img size = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = flag|France France Genre = grunge Occupation = Years active = 1989 2001 Label = Arcade Music, Wit Prod… …   Wikipedia

  • witness — wit·ness 1 n [Old English witnes knowledge, testimony, witness, from wit mind, sense, knowledge] 1 a: attestation of a fact or event in witness whereof the parties have executed this release b: evidence (as of the authenticity of a conveyance by… …   Law dictionary

  • witness — [wit′nis] n. [ME witnesse < OE (ge)witnes, witness, knowledge, testimony < witan, to know: see WISE1 & NESS] 1. an attesting of a fact, statement, etc.; evidence; testimony 2. a person who saw, or can give a firsthand account of, something… …   English World dictionary

  • witness — [n] person who observes an event attestant, attestor, beholder, bystander, corroborator, deponent, eyewitness, gawker, looker on, observer, onlooker, proof, rubbernecker*, signatory, signer, spectator, testifier, testimony, viewer, watcher;… …   New thesaurus

  • WITNESS — (Heb. עֵד, one that has personal knowledge of an event or a fact. The evidence of at least two witnesses was required for convicting the accused (Num. 35:30; Deut. 17:6; 19:15; cf. I Kings 21:10, 13). Commercial transactions of importance took… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Witness — Wit ness, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Witnessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Witnessing}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of. [1913 Webster] This is but a faint sketch of the incalculable calamities and horrors we …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • witness summons — ➔ summons1 * * * witness summons UK US noun [C] UK LAW ► a legal document ordering someone to appear in a court of law to give information about a particular person or event: apply for/issue/serve a witness summons »Witness summonses can be… …   Financial and business terms

  • Witness — Wit ness, v. i. To bear testimony; to give evidence; to testify. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] The men of Belial witnessed against him. 1 Kings xxi. 13. [1913 Webster] The witnessing of the truth was then so generally attended with this event… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • witness summons — Prior to the introduction of the Civil Procedure Rules this was known as a subpoena ad testificum. It is a document issued by the court requiring a witness to appear before a court and give evidence or to produce documents to the court. Related… …   Law dictionary

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