An example of witness is when you see a robbery.
An example of witness is to tell the jury about the night of the robbery.
An example of a witness is a person who sees a robbery and goes to court to talk about what he saw.
Witness a robbery; witness the birth of a new nation.
The diary witnesses the difficult living conditions of the time.
This old auditorium has witnessed many ceremonies.
The fine buildings witness to the town's prosperity.
A hall that has witnessed many conventions.
He witnessed the accident.
A witness to the accident.
- To be or give evidence; testify.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of witness
- Middle English from Old English from wit knowledge wit1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition