Definitions for Testimonyˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tes•ti•mo•nyˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni(n.)(pl.)-nies.
the statement or declaration of a witness under oath, usu. in court.
evidence in support of a fact or statement; proof.
open declaration or profession, as of faith.
the Decalogue as inscribed on the two tables of the law. Ex. 16:34; 25:16.
Origin of testimony:
1350–1400; ME < L testimōnium=testi(s) witness +-mōnium -mony
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"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
testimony(noun)ˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni
a statement of evidence made in a court of law
a written testimony
testimonyˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni
an indication of sth good
The fact that he's still alive today is testimony to his own determination.
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
Translations for Testimony
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the statement(s) made by a person or people who testify in a law-court; evidence
The jury listened to his testimony.
- свидетелски показанияBulgarian
- testemunhoPortuguese (BR)
- die AussageGerman
- μαρτυρία, κατάθεσηGreek
- parodymas, liudijimasLithuanian
- liecība (tiesā)Latvian
- vitneforklaring; bevisNorwegian
- свидетельские показанияRussian
- svedectvo, výpoveď; dôkazSlovak
- 證詞Chinese (Trad.)
- показання свідка; свідченняUkrainian
- شہادت، دليلUrdu
- lời chứng, lời khaiVietnamese
- 证词Chinese (Simp.)
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