verb (used without object), tes·ti·fied, tes·ti·fy·ing.
verb (used with object), tes·ti·fied, tes·ti·fy·ing.
- testicular artery,
- testicular cord,
- testicular feminization syndrome,
- testimony meeting,
Origin of testify
Examples from the Web for testify
Dean Sybil Todd passed away from pancreatic cancer before she could testify.I Was Gang Raped at a UVA Frat 30 Years Ago, and No One Did Anything|Liz Seccuro|December 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The lady who Goldberg is referring to is Barbara Bowman, one of the victims who agreed to testify in the 2006 case.
I believe you yet have value in your lives, no matter what you may have done and I am happy to testify to that effect.An Ex-Radical's Open Letter to ISIS Fighters: Quit Now While You Can!|Maajid Nawaz|September 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
People will testify they were cured of dread diseases when they prayed to Romero.Why Pope Francis Wants to Declare Murdered Archbishop Romero a Saint|Christopher Dickey|August 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though he is never called to testify, Key is the genius loci of this suit.
They told her that it was an absolute necessity that I come down from Rochester and testify.The Barrel Mystery|William J. (William James) Flynn
Church, chapel, and monastery could testify to its violence.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
It must once have been used as a door, as the hinges, still attached to the wood, testify.The Shores of the Adriatic|F. Hamilton Jackson
We come hither to testify our veneration and our affection for our benign Alma Mater.The History of Dartmouth College|Baxter Perry Smith
The author can testify, that those who know Sir Thomas Saumarez have a sincere and invaluable friend.
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
Word Origin for testify
late 14c., "to serve as evidence of," from Latin testificari "bear witness," from testis "witness" (see testament) + root of facere "to make" (see factitious). Biblical sense of "openly profess one's faith and devotion" is attested from 1520s. Related: Testified; testifying.