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Witness Definition

(v. i.) Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony.

(v. i.) That which furnishes evidence or proof.

(v. i.) One who is cognizant; a person who beholds, or otherwise has personal knowledge of, anything; as, an eyewitness; an earwitness.

(v. i.) One who testifies in a cause, or gives evidence before a judicial tribunal; as, the witness in court agreed in all essential facts.

(v. i.) One who sees the execution of an instrument, and subscribes it for the purpose of confirming its authenticity by his testimony; one who witnesses a will, a deed, a marriage, or the like.

(v. t.) To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of.

(v. t.) To give testimony to; to testify to; to attest.

(v. t.) To see the execution of, as an instrument, and subscribe it for the purpose of establishing its authenticity; as, to witness a bond or a deed.

(v. i.) To bear testimony; to give evidence; to testify.