What does eyewitness mean?

Definitions for eyewitnessˈaɪˈwɪt nɪs

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word eyewitness.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. eyewitness(verb)

    a spectator who can describe what happened

  2. eyewitness(verb)

    be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes


  1. eyewitness(Noun)

    Someone who sees an event and can report or testify about it.

  2. eyewitness(Verb)

    To be present at an event, and see it

  3. Origin: From eye + witness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eyewitness(noun)

    one who sees a thing done; one who has ocular view of anything


  1. Eyewitness

    Eyewitness is a 1981 thriller film about a television news reporter and a janitor who team up to solve a murder. The film was directed by Peter Yates, written by Steve Tesich and stars William Hurt, Sigourney Weaver, and Christopher Plummer. Hum To Mohabbat Karega a 2000 Bollywood thriller-comedy film starring Karishma Kapoor and Bobby Deol was inspired by Eyewitness.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of eyewitness in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of eyewitness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Michael Hickey:

    We have determined this due to eyewitness accounts from our members viewing nonmembers of SAE yelling offensive comments on the sidewalk near our chapter house.

  2. Lori Stokes:

    It's hard to imagine mornings without Lisa, we here at Eyewitness News are still in shock and we're trying to cope with the loss of someone we loved and valued.

  3. The Moscow Investigative Committee:

    Eyewitness are being questioned, CCTV footage is already being analyzed. Evidence has been collected. A number of tests were carried out -- among them are ballistic, medical examination and trace evidence.

  4. Toby Lanzer:

    Military operations in Unity and Upper Nile states over the past three days in particular have again devastated countless lives, eyewitness accounts report targeted rape and killing of civilians, including children.

  5. Matthew Durham:

    They told me that an eyewitness saw me, i thought that meant (Luke) came at night. I have no recollection of molesting those children, but they told me I did, so it must have been an evil spirit. I wasn't in a good place.

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