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Overview of noun witness

The noun witness has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (7) witness, witnesser, informant

(someone who sees an event and reports what happened)

2. (3) spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker

(a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star")

3. (2) witness

(testimony by word or deed to your religious faith)

4. (1) witness, attestant, attestor, attestator

((law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature)

5. witness

((law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law)

Overview of verb witness

The verb witness has 2 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (17) witness

(be a witness to; "She witnessed the accident and had to testify in court")

2. (7) witness, find, see

(perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "The 1960's saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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