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  1. bear witnessverb

    Synonyms:
    testify

  2. bear witnessverb

    To deliver a testimony, especially as witness

    He hesitated to bear witness against them in court for fear of reprisals by the fellons' accomplices

    Synonyms:
    testify

  3. bear witnessverb

    To prove, demonstrate

    The dubious state of the whole society bears witness of years of misrule

    Synonyms:
    testify

Princeton's WordNet

  1. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, showverb

    provide evidence for

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

    Synonyms:
    attest, express, rise, leaven, demo, try, exhibit, register, show, testify, establish, depict, test, evidence, try out, tell, present, read, point, examine, indicate, take the stand, record, picture, certify, usher, designate, essay, raise, render, evince, prove, shew, turn out, demonstrate, manifest, show up, turn up

  2. testify, attest, take the stand, bear witnessverb

    give testimony in a court of law

    Synonyms:
    testify, demonstrate, take the stand, evidence, show, attest, certify, manifest, prove

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  1. bear witness

    Synonyms:
    testify, depose, state, affirm, declare, aver, avow, say, SWEAR

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How to use bear witness in a sentence?

  1. Alcoholics Anonymous Prayer:

    God, I offer myself to Thee, to build with me and to do with me as Thou wilt. Relieve me of the bondage of self, that I may better do Thy will. Take away my difficulties, that victory over them may bear witness to those I would help of Thy power, Thy love and Thy way of life. May I do Thy will always. Amen.

  2. Santiago Lyon:

    Abd is an internationally celebrated journalist who upholds the AP's high standards of ethics and integrity, independent news organizations must be permitted to bear witness to news events without fear of government interference or reprisal.

  3. John Lewis:

    I can bear witness that the portrait painted of that time and place in our history is very real, it's seared in my memory, black men and women, our brothers and sisters, treated as second class citizens, threatened for raising their families or earning a living, beaten and sometimes killed for the crime of trying to live a life with dignity. Our nation bears the scars of that time, as do I.

  4. Ron Wyden:

    If politicians want to restrict the First Amendment or eliminate the tools with which much of the world communicates in real time, they should understand they are also taking away the tools that bear witness to government brutality, war crimes, corporate lawlessness and incidents of racial bias.

  5. Hilary Roberts:

    War is such an extreme human experience, people have the urge to either bear witness -- and the camera is a very good way of doing that -- or they seek insight and understanding.


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