be witness to

Definition of be witness to

:to see (something) happen
  • We have been witness to many changes in recent years.

Word by Word Definitions

witness play
  1. : attestation of a fact or event : testimony

  2. : one that gives evidence

  3. : one asked to be present at a transaction so as to be able to testify to its having taken place

  1. : to testify to : attest

  2. : to act as legal witness of

  3. : to furnish proof of : betoken


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