testimony


testimony
01. He was found guilty, thanks to the [testimony] of the witness.
02. According to his [testimony], he was nowhere near the scene of the crime on that night.
03. One of the witnesses in the murder trial later withdrew her [testimony], saying that the police had pressured her into saying things that were not true.
04. The jury listened attentively to the [testimony] of the prime witness.
05. Islamic law holds that in a dispute, the [testimony] of two women is equivalent to that of one man.
06. The judge refused to accept the [testimony] of the witness because he was too sick to appear in court and could not be cross-examined.
07. [Testimony] suggesting that priests at the church may have abused over 10 children has shocked this small town of 2,000.
08. The [testimony] of the witness was called into doubt after she changed her story and said she could no longer clearly remember many of the details of the attack.
09. He has been charged with giving false [testimony] after suggesting his sister was at home with him at the time of the murder.
10. Adlai Stevenson once stated, "I think that one of the most fundamental responsibilities is to give [testimony] in a court of law, to give it honestly and willingly."
11. The secretary of state's [testimony] before the commission will be very interesting.
12. A [testimonial] dinner was given for the teacher who was retiring.
13. The marketing campaign should include [testimonials] by famous celebrities who use the product.
14. The lawyer warned the witness against giving false [testimony].
15. The defendant's [testimony] has been inconsistent and has raised a lot of doubts.

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  • testimony — tes·ti·mo·ny / tes tə ˌmō nē/ n pl nies [Latin testimonium, from testis witness]: evidence furnished by a witness under oath or affirmation and either orally or in an affidavit or deposition former testimony: testimony that a witness gives at a… …   Law dictionary

  • Testimony — Tes ti*mo*ny, n.; pl. {Testimonies}. [L. testimonium, from testis a witness: cf. OF. testimoine, testemoine, testimonie. See {Testify}.] 1. A solemn declaration or affirmation made for the purpose of establishing or proving some fact. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • testimony — tes‧ti‧mo‧ny [ˈtestməni ǁ moʊni] noun testimonies PLURALFORM [countable, uncountable] LAW a formal statement that something is true, such as the one a witness makes in a court of law: • In her testimony, she denied that she knew about the… …   Financial and business terms

  • testimony — late 14c., the Ten Commandments, from L.L. testimonium (Vulgate), along with Gk. to martyrion (Septuagint), translations of Heb. eduth attestation, testimony (of the Decalogue), from ed witness. Meaning evidence, statement of a witness first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Testimony — Tes ti*mo*ny, v. t. To witness; to attest; to prove by testimony. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • testimony — [tes′tə mō΄nē] n. pl. testimonies [ME < L testimonium < testis, a witness: see TESTIFY] 1. a declaration or statement made under oath or affirmation by a witness in a court, often in response to questioning, to establish a fact 2. any… …   English World dictionary

  • testimony — *evidence, deposition, affidavit Analogous words: trial, test, proof, demonstration (see under PROVE): witnessing or witness, attesting or attestation, certifying or certification, vouching for (see corresponding verbs at CERTIFY) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • testimony — [n] declaration about truth; proof affidavit, affirmation, attestation, avowal, confirmation, corroboration, data, demonstration, deposition, documentation, evidence, facts, grounds, illustration, indication, information, manifestation,… …   New thesaurus

  • testimony — ► NOUN (pl. testimonies) 1) a formal statement, especially one given in a court of law. 2) evidence or proof of something. ORIGIN Latin testimonium …   English terms dictionary

  • Testimony — Testify redirects here. For other uses, see Testify (disambiguation) and Testimony (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • testimony — n. 1) to give, offer testimony 2) to cite testimony 3) to recant, repudiate, retract (one s) testimony 4) to contradict, discount, refute testimony 5) false, perjured; reliable testimony 6) testimony about 7) testimony against; for, on behalf of… …   Combinatory dictionary