⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'to witness' from English to Russian
VERB   to witness | witnessed | witnessed
witnessing | witnesses
SYNO attestant | attestator | attestor | ...
быть свидетелемto witness
заверить [сов.]
to witness
свидетель {м}witness
понятой {м}
witness [during official search]
понятая {ж}
female witness [during official search]
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Usage Examples English
  • Lennon visited Kenya, Ethiopia and Colombia in 2014 to witness the education and environmental initiatives by TWFF.
  • As the tower neared completion, Pei was shocked to witness the government's massacre of unarmed civilians at the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989.
  • This phenomenal turnout of fans who witnessed Damon Bailey's Bedford-North Lawrence Stars win the State Championship stands as the largest crowd ever to witness a high school basketball game.
  • The Fantastic Four eventually retreat to Galactus' ship, unable to defeat the villains, only to witness Galactus dismiss them with a gesture.
  • On June 13, 2021, a high level World Bank delegation visited Gaza to witness the damage.
  • Not believing the task feasible, Augeias agreed, asking his son Phyleus to witness.
  • They were the first to witness the arrival of Spanish ships sailing in the surrounding Pacific Ocean.
  • Athena was also present to witness the contest.
  • Reporters may split their time between working in a newsroom, or from home, and going out to witness events or interviewing people.
  • During the early Christian centuries, the term acquired the extended meaning of believers who are called to witness for their religious belief, and on account of this witness, endure suffering or death.
  • Although he had hoped to stay in Paris long enough to witness the opening of that year's Salon, in which he was to display several works, he reluctantly left for Italy just days before the opening.
  • The Roman practice of swearing by Jove to witness an oath in law courts is the origin of the expression "by Jove!
  • This draws reporters and eventually hundreds of amazed sightseers, hoping to witness his bizarre behaviour.
  • She was the only member of his family to witness his execution.
  • Stoppard along with Gilliam and McKeown were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay losing to "Witness".
  • On September 3, 2007, thousands of Panamanians stood across from Paraíso Hill in Panama to witness a huge initial explosion and launch of the Expansion Program.
  • It was especially between Spain and France that the pope desired to witness a renewal of feelings of good understanding.
  • These natives made southern Oregon their home for long enough to witness the eruption of Mount Mazama.
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