a solemn statement made under oath
an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact
"according to his own testimony he can't do it"
something that serves as evidence
"his effort was testimony to his devotion"
statements made by a witness in court.
An account of first-hand experience.
In a church service, a personal account, such as of one's conversion.
Origin: From testimonium, from testis; see test.
a solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact
affirmation; declaration; as, these doctrines are supported by the uniform testimony of the fathers; the belief of past facts must depend on the evidence of human testimony, or the testimony of historians
open attestation; profession
witness; evidence; proof of some fact
the two tables of the law
hence, the whole divine revelation; the sacre/ Scriptures
to witness; to attest; to prove by testimony
In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tes′ti-mō-ni, n. evidence: declaration to prove some fact: proof: (B.) the two tables of the law: the whole divine revelation.—v.t. (Shak.) to witness.—adj. Testimō′nial, containing testimony.—n. a writing or certificate bearing testimony to one's character or abilities: a sum of money raised by subscription and presented in any form to a person as a token of respect.—v.t. Testimō′nialise, to present with a testimonial. [L. testimonium—testāri, to witness.]
The numerical value of Testimony in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of Testimony in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Military cemeteries in every corner of the world are silent testimony to the failure of national leaders to sanctify human life.
I started reading the trial testimony and couldn't believe my eyes, all the forensic evidence evaporated under the smallest measure of scrutiny.
The Chaits were given everything but a European vacation [by prosecutors] for their testimony and they're just not credible," Padowitz said.
Seek not the favor of the multitude; it is seldom got by honest and lawful means. But seek the testimony of few; and number not voices, but weigh them.
It's almost even more powerful to serve as a testimony — like a living testimony, even though Wilson Woodrow Wilson might not have wanted me to be at the university, I still am.
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Translations for Testimony
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- δήλωση, κατάθεση, μαρτυρίαGreek
- گواهی, شهادتPersian
- todistajanlausunto, todistusFinnish
- témoin, témoignageFrench
- fianaisScottish Gaelic
- ցուցմունք, վկայությունArmenian
- declarație, depoziție, depoziție scrisăRomanian
- свидетельство, показаниеRussian
- výpoveď, svedectvoSlovak
- şahitlik, tanıklıkTurkish
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