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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 Lay Witness

  • eyewitness
  • witness'
  • fitness

Sentences with lay-witness


1. Noun Phrase
They are generally lay witnesses, or persons without particular expertise in their field.

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. witness

noun. ['ˈwɪtnəs'] testimony by word or deed to your religious faith.

Synonyms

  • shahadah

Antonyms

  • undiscerning
  • stay in place

Etymology

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

6. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • set
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • put
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • unhook
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] put in a horizontal position.

Synonyms

  • bury
  • place
  • repose
  • rail
  • rebury
  • pose
  • lie
  • put
  • inter
  • put down
  • inhume
  • lay to rest
  • entomb
  • position
  • blow

Antonyms

  • sit
  • unbutton
  • detach
  • worsen

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] prepare or position for action or operation.

Synonyms

  • devise
  • prepare
  • organize
  • organise
  • get up

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • early
  • late

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. lay

verb. ['ˈleɪ'] lay eggs.

Synonyms

  • repose
  • put down

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize
  • peripheral

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. lay

adjective. ['ˈleɪ'] characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.

Synonyms

  • profane
  • secular

Antonyms

  • sit down
  • lie down
  • surrender

Etymology

  • laie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lay (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • lai (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • layen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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