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1. witness

verb. ['ˈwɪtnəs'] be a witness to.

Synonyms

  • watch

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • rush

Etymology

  • witnesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • witnes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Bear Witness

  • eyewitness
  • witness'
  • fitness

Sentences with bear-witness


1. Noun Phrase
I bear witness there is no god but God.

2. Noun Phrase
I bear witness Muhammad is the prophet of God.

3. Noun Phrase
Ruins and rock art throughout the canyons bear witness to the centuries-old presence of the Anasazi Indians.

2. witness

noun. ['ˈwɪtnəs'] someone who sees an event and reports what happened.

Synonyms

  • observer
  • verbalizer
  • deponent
  • percipient
  • perceiver
  • verbaliser
  • witnesser
  • utterer
  • deposer
  • testifier
  • informant
  • speaker
  • talker
  • beholder
  • attestant

Antonyms

  • respect
  • exclude
  • disrespect
  • disesteem

Etymology

  • witnesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • witnes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. witness

verb. ['ˈwɪtnəs'] perceive or be contemporaneous with.

Synonyms

  • learn
  • go through
  • find
  • see
  • experience
  • get a line
  • discover
  • hear
  • catch
  • find out
  • get word
  • pick up

Antonyms

  • lower
  • deteriorate
  • worsen
  • sell

Etymology

  • witnesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • witnes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. witness

noun. ['ˈwɪtnəs'] a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind).

Synonyms

  • perceiver
  • rubbernecker
  • eyewitness
  • Peeping Tom
  • peeper
  • spectator
  • looker
  • gawker
  • cheerer
  • onlooker
  • theatregoer
  • motion-picture fan
  • rubberneck
  • spy
  • looker-on
  • bystander
  • watcher
  • beholder
  • moviegoer
  • browser
  • starer
  • viewer
  • percipient
  • theatergoer
  • playgoer
  • voyeur
  • ogler

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • idle
  • lose
  • stay

Etymology

  • witnesse (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • witnes (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. bear

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] have.

Synonyms

  • feature
  • carry

Antonyms

  • outlaw
  • criminalise
  • reject

Etymology

  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. bear

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] cause to be born.

Synonyms

  • lamb
  • pig
  • foal
  • cub
  • gestate
  • carry
  • have
  • whelp
  • farrow
  • litter
  • pup
  • have young
  • bring forth
  • calve
  • twin
  • deliver
  • expect
  • kitten
  • conceive
  • fawn
  • birth
  • produce
  • give birth
  • drop

Antonyms

  • be well
  • disagree
  • disjoin
  • mismatched

Etymology

  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. bear

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] move while holding up or supporting.

Synonyms

  • frogmarch
  • displace
  • move
  • carry

Antonyms

  • overspend
  • recuperate
  • better
  • ascend

Etymology

  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. bear

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] put up with something or somebody unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • take lying down
  • pay
  • stick out
  • support
  • swallow
  • stand for
  • hold still for
  • digest
  • bear up
  • permit
  • take a joke
  • put up
  • sit out
  • live with
  • stand
  • countenance
  • suffer
  • let
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • death
  • stillbirth
  • disappear

Etymology

  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. bear

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] bring forth, "The apple tree bore delicious apples this year".

Synonyms

  • make
  • crop
  • seed
  • spin off
  • create
  • turn out
  • fruit

Antonyms

  • levitation
  • sharpen
  • win
  • pay cash

Etymology

  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. bear

verb. ['ˈbɛr'] take on as one's own the expenses or debts of another person.

Synonyms

  • face the music
  • accept
  • assume
  • take over
  • take

Antonyms

  • boycott
  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate

Etymology

  • bere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beor (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • beren (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • beran (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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