bear+witness

  • 21bear witness (to something) — bear/give ˈwitness (to sth) idiom to provide evidence of the truth of sth • The crowd of mourners at his funeral bore witness to the great affection in which he was held. Main entry: ↑witnessidiom …

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  • 22bear witness against — be a witness against someone to show that they are guilty, testify against …

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  • 23bear witness/testimony to — TESTIFY TO, be evidence of, be proof of, attest to, evidence, prove, vouch for; demonstrate, show, establish, indicate, reveal, bespeak. → bear …

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  • 24bear witness against — Synonyms and related words: betray, blab, blow the whistle, fink, inform against, inform on, narc, peach, rat, sell out, snitch, snitch on, squeal, stool, tattle, tell on, testify against, turn informer …

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  • 25bear witness to facts — testify to occurrences, attest to facts …

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  • 26witness — wit·ness 1 n [Old English witnes knowledge, testimony, witness, from wit mind, sense, knowledge] 1 a: attestation of a fact or event in witness whereof the parties have executed this release b: evidence (as of the authenticity of a conveyance by… …

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  • 27bear — / bar/ vb bore / bōr/, borne, / bōrn/, also, born vt 1: to physically carry (as an object or message) the right of the people to keep and bear arms U.S. Constitution amend. II …

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  • 28bear — Ⅰ. bear [1] ► VERB (past bore; past part. borne) 1) carry. 2) have as a quality or visible mark. 3) support (a weight). 4) (bear oneself) behave in a specified manner: she bore herself w …

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  • 29witness — [n] person who observes an event attestant, attestor, beholder, bystander, corroborator, deponent, eyewitness, gawker, looker on, observer, onlooker, proof, rubbernecker*, signatory, signer, spectator, testifier, testimony, viewer, watcher;… …

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  • 30Witness — Wit ness, n. [AS. witness, gewitnes, from witan to know. [root]133. See {Wit}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony. [1913 Webster] May we with . . . the witness of a good conscience, pursue him with any further… …

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  • 31bear — bear1 [ber] vt. BORE, borne (see 3), bearing, bore, born [ME beren < OE beran < IE base * bher , to carry, bring > L ferre, Gr pherein, Sans bharati, (he) bears] 1. a) to hold and take along; carry; transport b) to hold in the m …

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  • 32bear testimony to something — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …

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  • 33bear testimony to — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …

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  • 34witness — [wit′nis] n. [ME witnesse < OE (ge)witnes, witness, knowledge, testimony < witan, to know: see WISE1 & NESS] 1. an attesting of a fact, statement, etc.; evidence; testimony 2. a person who saw, or can give a firsthand account of, something… …

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  • 35bear testimony to — ► bear witness (or testimony) to testify to. Main Entry: ↑bear …

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  • 36witness — I n. testimony 1) to bear witness to 2) false witness (to hear false witness) one who testifies 3) to produce a witness (the district attorney finally produced a credible witness) 4) to cross examine; examine, interrogate, question; interview a… …

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  • 37bear — bear1 W1 [beə US ber] v past tense bore [bo: US bo:r] past participle borne [bo:n US bo:rn] [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(deal with something)¦ 2 can t bear something 3 bear (something) in mind 4¦(accept/be responsible for)¦ 5¦(support)¦ 6¦(sign/mark)¦ …

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  • 38witness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. testimony, proof, evidence, corroboration; deponent, eyewitness; testifier, attestor; beholder, observer. v. t. see, observe; attest, sign, subscribe to, bear witness to. See presence. II (Roget s IV) …

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  • 39bear — I [[t]be͟ə(r)[/t]] VERB USES ♦♦ bears, bearing, bore, borne (Please look at category 19 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) VERB If you bear something somewhere, you carry it there or take it there.… …

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  • 40bear — 1 verb past tense bore past participle borne (T) 1 can t bear a) to dislike something or someone so much that they make you very annoyed or impatient: Oh, I can t bear that man he really irritates me! | I just can t bear that kind of selfishness …

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