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Definition 1: give testimony in a court of law - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for bear witness in the sense of this definition

(bear witness is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of bear witness ) give personal assurance; guarantee

"Will he vouch for me?"

(bear witness belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 2: provide evidence for - [verb of communication]

Samples where bear witness or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The blood test showed that he was the father
  • Her behavior testified to her incompetence

Synonyms for bear witness in the sense of this definition

(bear witness is a kind of ...) impart knowledge of some fact, state of affairs, or event to

"I informed him of his rights"

(... is a kind of bear witness ) provide evidence for; stand as proof of; show by one's behavior, attitude, or external attributes

"His high fever attested to his illness" "The buildings in Rome manifest a high level of architectural sophistication" "This decision demonstrates his sense of fairness"

(... is a kind of bear witness ) constitute reasonable evidence for

"A restaurant bill presumes the consumption of food"

(... is a kind of bear witness ) advance evidence for

(bear witness belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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