HyperDic: take_the_stand

English > 1 sense of the expression take the stand:
VERBcommunicationtake the stand, testify, attest, bear witnessgive testimony in a court of law
English > take the stand: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningGive testimony in a court of law.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymstestify, attest, 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

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