Hindi translation of 'witness'
witness /ˈwɪtnəs ˈविट्नस्/
Word forms: witnesses, witnessing, witnessed
1. countable noun
A witness to an event such as an accident or crime is a person who saw it.
a witness to something
2. transitive verb, phrase
If you witness something, or if you are witness to it, you see it happen.
साक्षी होना/का प्रत्यक्षदर्शी होना
Anyone who witnessed the attack should call the police.
witness something firsthand
SIMILAR WORDSsee, experience
3. countable noun
A witness is someone who appears in a court of law to say what they know about a crime or other event.
Eleven witnesses will be called to testify.
a witness for someone
a witness for the defence/prosecution
a defence/prosecution/material witness
a character/surprise/mystery witness
question/interview/cross-examine a witness
intimidate/discredit/protect a witness
call/summon a witness
a witness testifies/reports/claims
a witness swears/corroborates/alleges/identifies
a witness stand/box
a reluctant/unreliable/credible witness
a key/hostile/independent/expert witness
the witness's testimony/statement/evidence/description/account
4. countable noun
A witness is someone who writes their name on a document that you have signed, to confirm that it really is your signature.
5. transitive verb
If someone witnesses your signature, they write their name after it, to confirm that it really is your signature.
If something or someone bears witness to something else, they show or say that it exists or happened.[formal]
Many of these poems bear witness to his years spent in India.
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Example Sentences Including 'witness'
He spent the hour's grace he had going through witness statements.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
We know - well, we're sure he committed the murder, but a prime witness let us down.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
A witness saw James leaving Lee's house at 9.30 that evening.THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
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'witness' in Other Languages
- Arabic: شَاهِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: testemunha
- Chinese: 证人
- Croatian: svjedok
- Czech: svědek svědkyně
- Danish: vidne
- Dutch: getuige
- European Spanish: testigo
- Finnish: todistaja
- French: témoin
- German: Zeuge Zeugin
- Greek: μάρτυρας
- Italian: testimone
- Japanese: 目撃者
- Korean: 증인
- Norwegian: vitne
- Polish: świadek zeznanie
- Portuguese: testemunha
- Romanian: martor martori
- Russian: свидетель свидетельница
- Spanish: testigo
- Swedish: vittne
- Thai: พยาน
- Turkish: tanık
- Ukrainian: свідок
- Vietnamese: nhân chứng
Translation of witness from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary