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Princeton's WordNet

  1. testify, bear witness, prove, evidence, show(verb)

    provide evidence for

    "The blood test showed that he was the father"; "Her behavior testified to her incompetence"

  2. testify, attest, take the stand, bear witness(verb)

    give testimony in a court of law


  1. bear witness(Verb)

    To deliver a testimony, especially as witness

  2. bear witness(Verb)

    To prove, demonstrate


  1. Bear Witness

    Bear Witness is the first and only studio album by Australian band I'm Talking although, in 1988, they released a remix album, titled "Dancing". The album was released in August 1986 by Mushroom Records and peaked at No. 14 on the Australian Album Charts. The album yielded three singles, "Do You Wanna Be?", "Holy Word" and "How Can It Be?". At the 1987 ARIA Music Awards Richard Alan, responsible for the album's cover, was nominated for 'Best Cover Art'. The band received considerable international interest and as a result I'm Talking undertook a 36-date UK tour supporting Five Star. In October 2010, Bear Witness was listed in the book, 100 Best Australian Albums. A compilation album containing songs from the 100 albums was released in November 2010, which included the band's track, "Trust Me"

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bear witness in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bear witness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of bear witness in a Sentence

  1. Jesus:

    To this end was I born, and for this cause came I into the world, that I should bear witness unto the truth. Every one that is of the truth heareth my voice.

  2. Hilary Roberts:

    War is such an extreme human experience, people have the urge to either bear witness -- and the camera is a very good way of doing that -- or they seek insight and understanding.

  3. Bruce Hindmarsh:

    On the whole, people are trying to bear witness to the fact that God has broken into their lives, that God still acts in the present world, it's not supposed to be a story about yourself. It's supposed to be about God.

  4. Santiago Lyon:

    Abd is an internationally celebrated journalist who upholds the AP's high standards of ethics and integrity, independent news organizations must be permitted to bear witness to news events without fear of government interference or reprisal.

  5. Ron Wyden:

    If politicians want to restrict the First Amendment or eliminate the tools with which much of the world communicates in real time, they should understand they are also taking away the tools that bear witness to government brutality, war crimes, corporate lawlessness and incidents of racial bias.

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