- someone who sees an event and reports what happened
- a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
- testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
- (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
- (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
a person who gives evidence
Someone who may be called to testify, either at deposition or at trial, regarding what they observed, their knowledge of the facts.Found on http://www.glossarycentral.com/legal/witness.html
Witness was the name of an evangelical newspaper established in 1840 by the Scottish geologist and writer, Hugh Miller. He continued to edit the paper at an office on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh until his suicide in December 1856. He was the principal contributor to the publication, averaging over 10,000 words a week. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witness_(religious_newspaper)
In mathematical logic, a witness is a specific value t to be substituted for variable x of an existential statement of the form ∃x φ(x) such that φ(t) is true. == Examples == For example, a theory T of arithmetic is said to be inconsistent if there exists a proof in T of the formula `0=1`. The formula I(T), which says that...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witness_(mathematics)
Witness is a literary and issue-oriented magazine published by the Black Mountain Institute at UNLV. Each issue includes fiction, poetry, memoir, and literary essays. The magazine has been honored with ten grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and writings from the journal have been recognized in The Best American Essa...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Witness_(magazine)
To see something or be present when something happens.
Example: The boy witnessed the accident on his way to school.
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- (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law 2. [n] - (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature 3. [n] - someone who sees an event and reports what happened 4. [n] - testimony by word or deed to your religious faith 5. [v] - perceive or be contemp...Found on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=witness
a person other than the testator who signs the will to authenticate the testator`s signature.
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In law, a person who was present at some event (such as an accident, a crime, or the signing of a document) or has relevant special knowledge (such as a medical expert) and can be called on to give...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20688
A person who gives evidence in Court, called to give evidence because they witnesses an event (see also Expert witness)
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A person who signs a deed or Will to confirm that it has been executed in his presence. Someone who testifies in proceedings.
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[ Anglo-Saxon witness
, ge witnes
, from witan
to know. √133. See Wit
, intransitive verb
Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony. « May we with . . . the witness
of a good conscience, pursue him wi...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/45
Wit'ness transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Witnessed
; present participle & verbal noun Witnessing
To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of. « This is but a faint sketch of the inca...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/45
Wit'ness intransitive verb
To bear testimony; to give evidence; to testify. Chaucer.
« The men of Belial witnessed
against him.» 1 Kings xxi. 13.
« The witnessing
of the truth was then so generally attended with this event [ martyrdom] that martyrdom now...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/W/45
testimony by word or deed to your religious faithFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=witness
someone who sees an event and reports what happenedFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=witness
(law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signatureFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=witness
• (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. t.) To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of. • (v. i.) That which furnishes evidence or proof. • (v. t.) To see the execution of, as an instrument, and subs...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/witness/
(from the article `evidence`) ...law has taken a different course. Parties cannot be witnesses, and evidence by experts is subject to special procedural rules. Consequently, there ... Less frequent but perhaps more significant are the uses of the doctor as a witness. When doctors appear in court merely to relate facts that they ... ....Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/w/46
(from the article `Chambers, Whittaker`) Chambers`s autobiography, Witness, was published in 1952. In 1964 selections from his diaries and letters, edited by Duncan Norton-Taylor, were ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/w/46
(from the article `1985: Other Winners`) Original Screenplay: Earl W. Wallace, William Kelley, Pamela Wallace for WitnessAdapted Screenplay: Kurt Luedtke for Out of AfricaCinematography: ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/w/46
witness: see evidence.Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0920383.html
Person who comes to court and swears under oath to give truthful evidence. One who, being sworn or affirmed, according to law, deposes as to his knowledge of facts in issue between the parties in a cause. In another sense by witness is understood one who is called upon to be present at a transaction, as a wedding, or the making of a will. When a .....Found on http://www.lectlaw.com/def2/w018.htm
(n) A witness is a person used in a law proceeding to verify the correctness of the arguments or testify the correctness of the findings of the case, or provide evidences leading to make a conclusion after testifying himself by an oath. The testimony given by the witness is used to ascertain the facts considering its merit and relative weightFound on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21213
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