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testify

tes·ti·fy

testify

 
 
pronunciation:
te stih faI
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: testified, testifies, testifying
definition 1: to give evidence or testimony.
synonyms:
attest, witness
similar words:
swear
definition 2: to make a solemn declaration or affirmation, esp. under oath.
synonyms:
declare, swear
similar words:
attest, certify, depose, pledge, vow
definition 3: to act as a witness.
synonyms:
witness
similar words:
attest
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition 1: to give evidence of; bear witness to.
synonyms:
attest, witness
similar words:
certify, circumstantiate, confirm, demonstrate, evidence, guarantee, manifest, prove, show, substantiate, uphold, verify, vouch
definition 2: to state or affirm as fact or truth, esp. under oath.
The witness testified that she had seen the suspect enter the building.
synonyms:
depose, swear
similar words:
allege, attest, certify, confirm, evidence, guarantee, pledge, substantiate, vouch, vow, warrant
definition 3: to declare or acknowledge publicly.
synonyms:
acknowledge, affirm, asseverate, declare
similar words:
admit, assert, aver, avouch, avow, profess, swear, vow
derivations: testification (n.), testifier (n.)