eyewitness
noun Date: 1539 one who sees an occurrence or an object; especially one who gives a report on what he or she has seen

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  • eyewitness — eye·wit·ness n: one who sees an occurrence or object or sometimes experiences it through other senses (as hearing) and usu. reports or testifies about it Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. eyewitness …   Law dictionary

  • Eyewitness — may refer to the following:*For the court system type of eye witness, witness *For the TV show, Eyewitness (TV) *For the movie, Eyewitness (film) *For the nonfiction book series, Eyewitness Books *For Royal Hunt s album, Eyewitness (album) *For… …   Wikipedia

  • Eyewitness — (englisch für Augenzeuge) ist ein Verfahren der Berichterstattung, bei der ein Reporter beim Geschehen vor Ort ist und alles Live miterlebt. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Nachrichten 2 Doku Soaps 3 Serien 4 Filme …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eyewitness — Eye wit ness, n. One who sees a thing done; one who has ocular view of anything. [1913 Webster] We . . . were eyewitnesses of his majesty. 2 Pet. i. 16. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • eyewitness — 1530s (n.), 1844 (v.), from EYE (Cf. eye) + WITNESS (Cf. witness). Related: Eyewitnessed; eyewitnessing …   Etymology dictionary

  • eyewitness — witness, onlooker, looker on, *spectator, observer, beholder, bystander, kibitzer …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • eyewitness — [n] person who sees an event occur beholder, bystander, looker on, observer, onlooker, passer by, spectator, viewer, watcher, witness; concept 423 …   New thesaurus

  • eyewitness — ► NOUN ▪ a person who has seen something happen and so can give a first hand description of it …   English terms dictionary

  • eyewitness — [ī′wit΄nis] n. 1. a person who sees or has seen something happen, as an accident, crime, etc. 2. a person who testifies to what he or she has seen …   English World dictionary

  • Eyewitness — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Eyewitness, signifiant en français L Œil du témoin, est un titre de plusieurs œuvres : Eyewitness, film britannique, réalisé par Muriel Box… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • eyewitness — Luke claims (Luke 1:2) to be relying on the evidence of eyewitnesses; and the author of 2 Pet. (1:16) implies that he was an eyewitness at the Transfiguration [[➝ transfiguration]] of Jesus. The latter is part of his apparatus of pseudonymity: it …   Dictionary of the Bible

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