Part of speech: verb

To see or know by personal experience; testify; attest; give evidence.

Part of speech: noun

A person who has seen or known something; a spectator.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which furnishes evidence or proof; attestation.

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Usage examples "witness":

  1. " Not to my knowledge," the doctor replied in perfect good faith, for he had no suspicion that the man eying him so closely was the one witness of his marriage with Adah, the stranger whom he scarcely noticed, and whose name he had forgotten. - "Bad Hugh", Mary Jane Holmes.
  2. God be my witness in this! - "Robin Hood", J. Walker McSpadden.
  3. Merthyr was a witness of the return of Mrs. Chump to Brookfield. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.