Definitions for Testimonyˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tes•ti•mo•nyˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni(n.)(pl.)-nies.

  1. the statement or declaration of a witness under oath, usu. in court.

    Category: Law

  2. evidence in support of a fact or statement; proof.

  3. open declaration or profession, as of faith.

  4. the Decalogue as inscribed on the two tables of the law. Ex. 16:34; 25:16.

    Category: Bible

Origin of testimony:

1350–1400; ME < L testimōnium=testi(s) witness +-mōnium -mony

Princeton's WordNet

  1. testimony(noun)

    a solemn statement made under oath

  2. testimony(noun)

    an assertion offering firsthand authentication of a fact

    "according to his own testimony he can't do it"

  3. testimony, testimonial(noun)

    something that serves as evidence

    "his effort was testimony to his devotion"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. testimony(noun)ˈtɛs təˌmoʊ ni; esp. Brit. -mə ni

    a statement of evidence made in a court of law

    a written testimony

  2. 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.


  1. testimony(Noun)

    statements made by a witness in court.

  2. testimony(Noun)

    An account of first-hand experience.

  3. testimony(Noun)

    In a church service, a personal account, such as of one's conversion.

  4. Origin: From testimonium, from testis; see test.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Testimony(noun)

    a solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact

  2. Testimony(noun)

    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

  3. Testimony(noun)

    open attestation; profession

  4. Testimony(noun)

    witness; evidence; proof of some fact

  5. Testimony(noun)

    the two tables of the law

  6. Testimony(noun)

    hence, the whole divine revelation; the sacre/ Scriptures

  7. Testimony(verb)

    to witness; to attest; to prove by testimony


  1. Testimony

    In law and in religion, testimony is a solemn attestation as to the truth of a matter.

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.

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