verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Words nearby witness
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Examples from the Web for witnessed
They witnessed and experienced the same types of abusive events, Fenner claims.
Chernon Bah, co-founder of A World at School, was alarmed by what she witnessed recently in Sierra Leone.
Old age is the saddest and rarest way to go; I witnessed it only once.
Instead, it would return European civilization back to a period of darkness not witnessed since the Middle Ages.
According to those who witnessed the transfusion, the effects of the antibodies were seemingly evident within hours.
His intimate friend, who came with him, had the good fortune to be close to Bertha, and had witnessed all that had occurred.Materialized Apparitions|Edward Augustus Brackett
This was Madame Malibran, under the effect of my father's performance of the Gamester, which she had just witnessed.Records of a Girlhood|Frances Ann Kemble
His first thought was to go at once and inform St. John of what he had witnessed.Lucretia, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
It was usual for such companies not to break up until they had witnessed the election of the mayor.
The scene and its concurrences at Oxford have been witnessed by too many, and too often described, for me to attempt them.From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life|Captain A. T. Mahan
British Dictionary definitions for witnessed
- to give written or oral testimony
- to be evidence or proof ofRelated adjective: testimonial