witness

witness
I
n.
testimony

1) to bear witness to

2) false witness (to hear false witness)

one who testifies

3) to produce a witness (the district attorney finally produced a credible witness)

4) to cross-examine; examine, interrogate, question; interview a witness; to hear witnesses

5) to lead a witness (one should not lead a witness)

6) to swear in a witness

7) to confuse; discredit; trap a witness

8) a character; competent; credible; defense; expert; hostile; key, material; prosecution; reliable witness

9) a witness is sworn in = a witness takes the oath ; a witness testifies (under oath)

10) a witness steps down

11) a witness against (a witness against one's former accomplices)

12) a witness for (a witness for the prosecution)

13) a witness to (a witness to an accident)

II

v. (K) who witnessed his signing the documents?

* * *
['wɪtnɪs]
credible
defense
interrogate
interview a witness
reliable witness
to hear witnesses
trap a witness
a witness testifies (under oath)
(K) who witnessed his signing the documents?
['testimony'] to bear witness to
a character
a witness is sworn in = a witness takes the oath
a witness steps down
to confuse
to cross-examine
to swear in a witness
a witness against (a witness against one's former accomplices)
a witness for (a witness for the prosecution)
a witness to (a witness to an accident)
to lead a witness (one should not lead a witness)
['one who testifies'] to produce a witness (the district attorney finally produced a credible witness)
false witness (to bear false witness)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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