Synonyms for witnessˈwɪt nɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. witness, witnesser, informant(noun)

    someone who sees an event and reports what happened

    attestant, watcher, attestator, informant, spectator, viewer, source, attestor, witness, witnesser, looker

  2. spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker(noun)

    a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)

    sweetheart, beauty, witness, viewer, stunner, smasher, watcher, informant, peach, looker, security guard, spectator pump, knockout, lulu, attestator, witnesser, mantrap, watchman, spectator, attestor, dish, ravisher, attestant

  3. witness(noun)

    testimony by word or deed to your religious faith

    attestant, watcher, attestator, informant, spectator, viewer, attestor, witnesser, looker

  4. witness, attestant, attestor, attestator(noun)

    (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature

    attestant, watcher, attestator, attester, informant, spectator, viewer, attestor, witness, witnesser, looker

  5. witness(verb)

    (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law

    attestant, watcher, attestator, informant, spectator, viewer, attestor, witnesser, looker

  6. witness(verb)

    be a witness to

    see, find

  7. witness, find, see(verb)

    perceive or be contemporaneous with

    line up, detect, recover, take in, figure, date, go out, find oneself, look, get, examine, get hold, run across, see to it, find, view, go steady, retrieve, get word, control, construe, rule, notice, meet, check, chance, determine, see, find out, reckon, project, come up, visualize, realise, fancy, encounter, escort, assure, envision, happen, watch, receive, visit, feel, run into, regard, incur, take care, come across, observe, get a line, go through, image, picture, witness, get wind, ensure, attend, pick up, understand, experience, ascertain, catch, bump, visualise, consider, interpret, learn, realize, regain, obtain, discover, insure, hear


  1. witness(noun)


  2. witness(noun)

    To furnish proof of, to show.


  3. witness(verb)

    To take as evidence.


  4. witness(verb)

    To see, note, or gain knowledge of.


  5. witness(noun)

    Something that serves as evidence; a sign.


English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. witness

    Acknowledge, admit, and declare refer either to oneself or to others; all the other words refer only to one's own knowledge or action. To avow is to declare boldly and openly, commonly as something one is ready to justify, maintain, or defend. A man acknowledges another's claim or his own promise; he admits an opponent's advantage or his own error; he declares either what he has seen or experienced or what he has received from another; he avers what he is sure of from his own knowledge or consciousness; he gives his assurance as the voucher for what he avouches; he avows openly a belief or intention that he has silently held. Avow and avouch take a direct object; aver is followed by a conjunction: a man avows his faith, avouches a deed, avers that he was present. Avow has usually a good sense; what a person avows he at least does not treat as blameworthy, criminal, or shameful; if he did, he would be said to confess it; yet there is always the suggestion that some will be ready to challenge or censure what one avows; as, the clergyman avowed his dissent from the doctrine of his church. Own applies to all things, good or bad, great or small, which one takes as his own. Compare CONFESS; STATE.

    admit, aver, avouch, avow, confess, declare, knowledge, own, proclaim, profess, protest, testify

    contradict, deny, disavow, disclaim, disown, ignore, repudiate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. witness(n.)

    testimony, evidence, attestation, corroboration

  2. witness(n.)

    deponent, corroborator, eye-witness

  3. witness(v. a.)

    attest, be a witness of, bear witness to

  4. witness(v. a.)

    observe, see, take cognizance of

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. witness

    Diagnostic witness

Translations for witness

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • شاهدArabic
  • шаһитBashkir
  • prova, testimoni, evidència, atestat, veure, provar, testimoniatge, contemplar, testificarCatalan, Valencian
  • svědek, svědectvíCzech
  • vidneDanish
  • Zeuge, Zeugin, bezeugenGerman
  • ɖasedila, ɖaseɖiɖiEwe
  • μάρτυραςGreek
  • atestantoEsperanto
  • testigo, testimonio, testificar, prueba, probarSpanish
  • شاهدPersian
  • todistaja, todistaa, todistus, todiste, osoittaaFinnish
  • preuve, témoignage, témoigner, témoinFrench
  • fianaiseIrish
  • neach-fianais, fianaisScottish Gaelic
  • गवाहHindi
  • tanú, tanúság, fültanú, szemtanú, tanúsít, tanúságtételHungarian
  • հաստատել, ականատես, վկա, վկայություն, վկայելArmenian
  • saksiIndonesian
  • testimonianza, testimoniare, essere testimoneItalian
  • 目撃者, 証人, 証Japanese
  • 証人, 증인, 목격자, 目擊者Korean
  • mataaraMāori
  • getuige, getuigenisDutch
  • vitneNorwegian
  • świadectwo, świadekPolish
  • testemunho, provar, testemunha, testemunhar, prova, presenciarPortuguese
  • martorRomanian
  • понятой, свидетельство, подтвердить, очевидец, свидетель, подтверждать, свидетельница, свидетельстоватьRussian
  • svjedòčiti, svjèdok, svjedòkinja, svjedočánstvoSerbo-Croatian
  • svedkomSlovak
  • vittnesmål, vittne, vittna om, bevittnaSwedish
  • shahidiSwahili
  • సాక్షిTelugu
  • گواہUrdu

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