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witnesses

noun
plural of witness

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something presented in support of the truth or accuracy of a claim
  • the ruins are a compelling witness of the ancient civilization's cultural and aesthetic achievements

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witnesses

verb
present tense third-person singular of witness

Synonyms & Antonyms of witnesses (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to declare (something) to be true or genuine
  • a notary public witnessing wills and other important documents

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2 to make note of (something) through the use of one's eyes
  • witnessed the crime

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3 to make a solemn declaration under oath for the purpose of establishing a fact
  • I witnessed to the fact that I had seen them together that night

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4 to come to a knowledge of (something) by living through it
  • war changes anyone who has ever witnessed it first hand

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“Witnesses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/witnesses. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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