HyperDic: witness

English > 7 senses of the word witness:
NOUNperson witness, witnesser, informantsomeone who sees an event and reports what happened
person witness, spectator, viewer, watcher, lookera close observer
communicationwitnesstestimony by word or deed to your religious faith
person witness, attestant, attestor, attestator(law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
person witness(law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
VERBperceptionwitnessbe a witness / witness / witness to
perceptionwitness, find, seeperceive or be contemporaneous with
witness > pronunciation
Soundswih'tnahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > witness: 7 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who sees an event and reports what happened.
Synonymswitnesser, informant
Narrowerattester, attestantsomeone who affirms or vouches / vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
testifier, deponent, deposerA person who testifies or gives a deposition
Broaderperceiver, percipient, observer, beholderA person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
speaker, talker, utterer, verbalizer, verbalisersomeone who expresses in language
Spanishinformante, testigo
Catalaninformant, testimoni
Verbswitnessbe a witness / witness / witness to
English > witness: 7 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind).
Synonymsspectator, viewer, watcher, looker
NarrowerbrowserA viewer who looks around casually without seeking anything in particular
bystanderA nonparticipant spectator
cheererA spectator who shouts encouragement
eyewitnessA spectator who can describe what happened
gawkerA spectator who stares stupidly without intelligent awareness
moviegoer, motion-picture fansomeone who goes to see movies
oglerA viewer who gives a flirtatious or lewd look at another person
onlooker, looker-onsomeone who looks on
playgoer, theatergoer, theatregoersomeone who attends the theater
rubberneck, rubberneckerA person who stares inquisitively
spyA secret watcher
starerA viewer who gazes fixedly (often with hostility)
voyeur, Peeping Tom, peeperA viewer who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys seeing the sex acts or sex organs of others
Broaderperceiver, percipient, observer, beholderA person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses
Spanishespectadora, espectador, telespectador, televidente, testigo
Catalanespectadora, espectador, telespectador, televident, testimoni
Verbswitnessperceive or be contemporaneous with
English > witness: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningtestimony by word or deed to your religious faith.
NarrowershahadahThe first pillar of Islam is an affirmation of faith
BroadertestimonyA solemn statement / statement made under oath
Spanishtestimonio
Catalantestimoni
English > witness: 7 senses > noun 4, person
Meaning(law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature.
Synonymsattestant, attestor, attestator
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broadersigner, signatorysomeone who signs and is bound by a document
Spanishtestimonio
Catalantestimoni
Verbswitnessbe a witness / witness / witness to
English > witness: 7 senses > noun 5, person
Meaning(law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narroweradverse witness, hostile witnessA witness whose relationship to the opposing party is such that his or her testimony may be prejudiced against the opposing party
character witnessA witness who testifies under oath as to the good reputation / reputation of another person in the community where that person lives
expert witnessA witness who has knowledge not normally possessed by the average person concerning the topic that he is to testify about
lay witnessAny witness who does not testify as an expert witness
material witnessA witness whose testimony is both relevant to the matter at issue and required in order to resolve the matter
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishtestigo
Catalantestimoni
Verbswitnessbe a witness / witness / witness to
English > witness: 7 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBe a witness / witness / witness to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She witnessed the accident and had to testify in court"
NarrowereyewitnessBe present at an event and see it with one's own eyes
Broaderwatchlook attentively
Spanishatestiguar, presenciar, testificar
Catalanpresenciar, testificar, testimoniar
Nounswitness, witnessersomeone who sees an event and reports what happened
witness(law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
witness(law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
English > witness: 7 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningperceive or be contemporaneous with.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsfind, see
NarrowercatchBecome aware of
Broaderexperience, see, go throughgo or live through
Similar tofindperceive oneself to be in a certain condition or place
learn, hear, get word, get wind, pick up, find out, get a line, discover, seeGet to know or become aware of, usually accidentally
Spanishatestiguar, presenciar, ver
Catalanpresenciar, testificar, testimoniar, veure
Nounswitnessa close observer

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