Definition of "witnessing" []

  • A person who has seen or can give first-hand evidence of some event (noun)
  • A person or thing giving or serving as evidence (noun)
  • A person who testifies, esp in a court of law, to events or facts within his or her own knowledge (noun)
  • A person who attests to the genuineness of a document, signature, etc, by adding his or her own signature (noun)
  • To see, be present at, or know at first hand (verb)
  • To give or serve as evidence (of) (verb)
  • To be the scene or setting of (verb)
  • To testify, esp in a court of law, to events within one's own knowledge (verb)
  • To attest to the genuineness of (a document, signature, etc) by adding one's own signature (verb)
  • Present participle of witness. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "witnessing" in a sentence
  • "He's since retreated, emotionally, and now stands there holding signs once a week only as a form of what he calls "witnessing.""
  • "Everything you are witnessing is just for show, no action."
  • "He was referring to witnessing the impromptu vigils, the makeshift memorials, in public spaces such as the Washington Square and Union Square parks."
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