HyperDic: testify

English > 2 senses of the word testify:
VERBcommunicationtestify, attest, take the stand, bear witnessgive testimony in a court of law
communicationtestify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showprovide evidence for
testify > pronunciation
Soundsteh'stahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > testify: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive testimony in a court of law.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelThey testify that there was a traffic accident
Synonymsattest, take the stand, bear witness
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowervouchGive personal assurance
Broaderdeclarestate emphatically and authoritatively
Spanishatestar, declarar, prestar, testificar, testimoniar
Catalanatestar, declarar, prestar, testificar
Nounstestifiera person who testifies or gives a deposition
testimonya solemn statement / statement made under oath
testimonyan assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact
testimonysomething that serves as evidence
English > testify: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningProvide evidence for.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsbear witness, 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
Nounstestifiera person who testifies or gives a deposition
testimonyan assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact
testimonysomething that serves as evidence

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