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Definition 1: a solemn statement made under oath - [noun denoting communication]

(testimony is a kind of ...) (law) all the means by which any alleged matter of fact whose truth is investigated at judicial trial is established or disproved

(... is a kind of testimony ) testimony by word or deed to your religious faith

(... is a kind of testimony ) (law) unsworn statement that can be admitted in evidence in a legal transaction

"his declaration of innocence"

(... is a kind of testimony ) the action of bearing witness

(... is a kind of testimony ) written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath

(... is a kind of testimony ) perjured testimony that someone was persuaded to give

(testimony 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: an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where testimony or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • according to his own testimony he can't do it

(testimony is a kind of ...) a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

Definition 3: something that serves as evidence - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where testimony or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his effort was testimony to his devotion

Synonyms for testimony in the sense of this definition

(testimony is a kind of ...) an indication that makes something evident

"his trembling was evidence of his fear"

(... is a kind of testimony ) testimony by someone who should know

"I have it on good authority"

(... is a kind of testimony ) strong evidence for something

"his easy victory was a testament to his skill"

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