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Meaning and definition for "witness" word

[noun] testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
[noun] a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
[noun] someone who sees an event and reports what happened
[noun] (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
[noun] (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
[verb] be a witness to
[verb] perceive or be contemporaneous with; "We found Republicans winning the offices"; "You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"; "I want to see results"; "The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"; "I want to see results"
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\Wit"ness\, n. [AS. witness, gewitnes, from witan to know. [root]133. See {Wit}, v. i.] 1. Attestation of a fact or an event; testimony. May we with . . . the witness of a good conscience, pursue him with any further revenge? --Shak. If I bear witness of myself, my witness is not true. --John v. 31. 2. That which furnishes evidence or proof. Laban said to Jacob, . . . This heap be witness, and this pillar be witness. --Gen. xxxi. 51, 52. 3. One who is cognizant; a person who beholds, or otherwise has personal knowledge of, anything; as, an eyewitness; an earwitness. ``Thyself art witness I am betrothed.'' --Shak. Upon my looking round, I was witness to appearances which filled me with melancholy and regret. --R. Hall. 4. (Law)
(a) One who testifies in a cause, or gives evidence before a judicial tribunal; as, the witness in court agreed in all essential facts.
(b) 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. {Privileged witnesses}. (Law) See under {Privileged}. {With a witness}, effectually; to a great degree; with great force, so as to leave some mark as a testimony. [Colloq.] This, I confess, is haste with a witness. --South.
\Wit"ness\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Witnessed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Witnessing}.] 1. To see or know by personal presence; to have direct cognizance of. This is but a faint sketch of the incalculable calamities and horrors we must expect, should we ever witness the triumphs of modern infidelity. --R. Hall. General Washington did not live to witness the restoration of peace. --Marshall. 2. To give testimony to; to testify to; to attest. Behold how many things they witness against thee. --Mark xv. 4. 3. (Law) 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.
\Wit"ness\, v. i. 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 signifies not only to witness, but to witness to death. --South.

Synonyms for witness

attestator, attestor, find, informant, looker, see, spectator, viewer, watcher, witnesser

See also: adverse witness | attestant | attester | beholder | browser | bystander | catch | character witness | cheerer | deponent | experience | expert witness | eyewitness | go through | hostile witness | human | individual | lay witness | looker-on | material witness | mortal | motion-picture fan | moviegoer | observer | ogler | onlooker | peeper | Peeping Tom | perceiver | person | playgoer | rubberneck | signatory | signer | somebody | someone | soul | speaker | spy | starer | talker | testifier | testimony | theatergoer | theatregoer | undergo | utterer | verbaliser | verbalizer | voyeur | watch |

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Let's analyse "witness" as pure text. This string has Seven letters in Two syllables and Two vowels. 28.6% of vowels is 10% less then average English word. Written in backwards: SSENTIW. Average typing speed for these characters is 1930 milliseconds. [info]

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Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: witness: 9 + 5 = 14, reduced: 5 . and the final result is Five.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: witness: 5 + 9 + 2 + 5 + 5 + 1 + 1 = 28, reduced: 1, and the final result is One.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
E (1) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
I (1) 9 Hermit Independent, Researcher, Intell,igent
N (1) 14 Temperance Healer, Wise, Survivor, Crafty
S (2) 19 Sun Colorful, Bright, Perceptive
T (1) 20 Judgement Unswerving, Steadfast, Demanding, Forceful
W (1) 23 King of Wands Sensual, Warm, Strong, Loyal

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