(give) witness to

idiom

: to declare belief in (a god or religion)
They gave witness to their faith.

Examples of (give) witness to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before the cathedral was opened in 1345, many civilizations had already borne witness to the site. Sara Novak, Discover Magazine, 3 July 2024 Inside, the faucets and washbasins that adorn each room still bear witness to its past existence. April Clare Welsh, SPIN, 3 July 2024 For many years, Dior has engaged in profound dialogue with the cinematic arts, bearing witness to the continuous emergence of influential female figures throughout history. WWD, 3 July 2024 As a carousel of Janet’s dubious romantic partners and troubled house guests enter her orbit, the onslaught of awkward experiences casts a curious shadow over Lacy, who can only bear witness to her mother’s private life as she is thoughtlessly included in it. J. Kim Murphy, Variety, 26 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for (give) witness to 

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“(give) witness to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28give%29%20witness%20to. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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