call+to+witness

  • 1 call to witness — index corroborate, subpoena, summon Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 call — /kawl/, v.t. 1. to cry out in a loud voice; shout: He called her name to see if she was home. 2. to command or request to come; summon: to call a dog; to call a cab; to call a witness. 3. to ask or invite to come: Will you call the family to… …

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  • 3 call — /kɔl / (say kawl) verb (t) 1. to cry out in a loud voice. 2. (of a bird or other animal) to utter (its characteristic cry). 3. to announce; proclaim: to call a halt. 4. to read over (a roll or list) in a loud voice. 5. to attract the attention of …

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  • 4 call — [[t]kɔl[/t]] v. t. 1) to cry out in a loud voice: to call someone s name[/ex] 2) to summon or invite to come: to call a witness; to call the family to dinner[/ex] 3) to communicate or try to communicate with by telephone 4) to rouse from sleep,… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 5 witness — n. & v. n. 1 a person present at some event and able to give information about it (cf. EYEWITNESS). 2 a a person giving sworn testimony. b a person attesting another s signature to a document. 3 (foll. by to, of) a person or thing whose existence …

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  • 6 Call — (k[add]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Called} (k[add]ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Calling}] [OE. callen, AS. ceallian; akin to Icel. & Sw. kalla, Dan. kalde, D. kallen to talk, prate, OHG. kall[=o]n to call; cf. Gr. ghry ein to speak, sing, Skr. gar to praise …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 witness — 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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  • 8 Witness Lee — Born September 3, 1905 (1905 09 03) Yantai, Shandong, Qing Dynasty Died June 09, 1997 (1997 06 10) Anaheim, CA, USA His remains w …

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  • 9 Witness impeachment — Witness impeachment, in the law of evidence, is the process of calling into question the credibility of an individual who is testifying in a trial. There are a number of ways that a witness may properly be impeached, and several ways that,… …

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  • 10 call — 1 vt 1: to announce or recite loudly call ed the civil trial list 2: to admit (a person) as a barrister was call ed to the bar 3: to demand payment of esp. by formal notice call …

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  • 11 call — [kôl] vt. [ME callen < Late OE ceallian & or < ON kalla < IE base * gal , to scream, shriek > Brythonic galw, call, Ger klage & (?) MIr gall, swan] 1. to say or read in a loud tone; shout; announce [to call the names of stations] 2.… …

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  • 12 call — ► VERB 1) cry out to (someone) in order to summon them or attract their attention. 2) telephone. 3) (of a bird or animal) make its characteristic cry. 4) pay a brief visit. 5) give a specified name or description to. 6) fix a date or time for (a… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 Witness accounts of the Roswell UFO incident — Follows are excerpts of witness accounts of the Roswell UFO incident.In 1978, author Stanton T. Friedman interviewed Jesse Marcel, who voiced his suspicion that debris he recovered on a ranch near Roswell in 1947 was not of this world. Over the… …

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  • 14 witness — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 person who sees sth ADJECTIVE ▪ crucial (esp. BrE), key, material, vital (esp. BrE) ▪ As the last person to see her alive, he was a material witness in the case. ▪ independent …

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  • 15 witness — wit|ness1 W3S2 [ˈwıtnıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(crime/accident)¦ 2¦(in a court of law)¦ 3¦(signing a document)¦ 4 be witness to something 5¦(christian belief)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; Origin: witnes knowledge, account, witness , from wit; WIT] 1.) …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 Witness (human rights group) — Infobox Non profit Non profit name = WITNESS founded date = 1992 founder = Peter Gabriel area served = Worldwide focus = Protecting human rights method = Video Advocacy homepage = [http://www.witness.org WITNESS website] WITNESS is a New York… …

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  • 17 Witness (comics) — The Witness is the name of at least three fictional, American comic book characters, the first published by Timely Comics in the 1940s and the final two by its successor company, Marvel Comics. Timely ComicsSuperherobox| caption=Promotional art… …

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  • 18 witness box — noun a box enclosure for a witness when testifying • Syn: ↑witness stand • Hypernyms: ↑box • Part Holonyms: ↑court, ↑courtroom * * * witness box or (US) wit …

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  • 19 witness — [[t]wɪ̱tnəs[/t]] ♦♦♦ witnesses, witnessing, witnessed 1) N COUNT: oft N to n A witness to an event such as an accident or crime is a person who saw it. Witnesses to the crash say they saw an explosion just before the disaster... No witnesses have …

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  • 20 witness stand — noun a box enclosure for a witness when testifying • Syn: ↑witness box • Hypernyms: ↑box • Part Holonyms: ↑court, ↑courtroom * * * noun, pl ⋯ stands [count] US : the place in a court of law where a wit …

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