HyperDic: bear_witness

English > 2 senses of the expression bear witness:
VERBcommunicationbear witness, testify, prove, evidence, showprovide evidence for
communicationbear witness, testify, attest, take the standgive testimony in a court of law
English > bear witness: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningProvide evidence for.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymstestify, prove, evidence, show
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narroweradduce, abduce, citeAdvance evidence for
attest, certify, manifest, demonstrate, evidenceProvide evidence for
presumeconstitute reasonable evidence for
BroaderinformImpart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to
Spanishdeclarar, demostrar, evidenciar, mostrar, presentar, prestar, probar, revelar, ser testigo, testificar, testimoniar
Catalandeclarar, demostrar, evidenciar, mostrar, presentar, prestar, provar, revelar, testificar
English > bear witness: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningGive testimony in a court of law.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymstestify, attest, take the stand
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowervouchGive personal assurance
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishatestar, declarar, prestar, testificar, testimoniar
Catalanatestar, declarar, prestar, testificar

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