Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Witness"

The meaning of "Witness" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does weak witness mean?
A: If a prosecutor or defense lawyer calls a witness to testify and their story is not very convincing. They are a weak witness.
Q: What does I tried to witness to her, but this girl is defiant to any type of help

I don't understand what 'witness' mean in this sentence mean?
A: Both, it's depending on the context, in your case I think it's so see an action from the girl
Q: What does witness mean?
A: Witness is someone who saw someone else doing something xD
For example: the witness saw the man stealing from the shop
Q: What does witness mean?
A: There's 2 meanings. There's the verb, "to witness", which means "to see something happen". Then, there's the noun "a witness", which is "someone who saw something".

For example, if you saw a car accident, then you witnessed a car accident and you were a witness of a car accident.

I hope this made sense!
Q: What does "In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand" mean?
A: This is my signature to show that the document is legitimate.
(That's my best interpretation)

Example sentences using "Witness"

Q: Please show me example sentences with " witness " and " evidence" ?? i don't know how they are different and how use it. .
A: "Witness" can be a verb or a noun.
"Did you witness the event happening?"
"She was a witness to the event."

"Evidence" is usually used as a noun, and means any supplies or objects that are used to prove or disprove something.
"Do you have any evidence that he is the murderer?"
"There was a lack of evidence in the homicide trial."
Q: Please show me example sentences with summoning witness.
A: To summon means to call for someone. It's only used when the person calling is in a place of authority.

A witness is someone who saw something happen.

Together, these two words are often found when talking about the law or court.


"The lawyer summoned the first witness to the stand."

"After a brief introduction, they summoned the witness."

"After summoning all the witnesses, it was time for the jury to make a decision."
Q: Please show me example sentences with witness.
A: She was a witness at his trial.
He waited until the man was alone to murder him so there would be no witnesses.
He was the first to witness the accident.
Christian's believe they should witness to non-Christians.

Synonyms of "Witness" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between witness and bystander ?
A: A witness is referring to someone who saw or heard something happen, or in the court of law, someone who can attest in some way to something.

A bystander is someone who was simply around for someone, like a background character in a movie. Or sometimes more specifically, someone who was around when something happened and didn't do anything about it.

"The bystanders watched the bully mock the younger boy."

"The man killed 3 innocent bystanders when he robbed the bank."

"The witness noticed what the man's license number plate was before he ran away."

"I think he paid all the witnesses not to say anything."
Q: What is the difference between witness and by-stander ?
A: A by-stander was standing by the place where something happened, they may or may not have witnessed a situation/accident, despite being there. A witness actually saw and/or heard what happened. In the legal terms a by-stander may be a person who knew about an illegal/harmful thing happening but has not intervened.

A by-stander can also be a person just present at an event but not taking part, for example, if protesters gathered in a public place, the people who were around at the same time but doing something else or just watching would be called by-standers
Q: What is the difference between witness and eyewitness ?
A: They are basically interchangeable, the only difference I can think of is that eyewitness is used more by police, news, investigators, etc. Essentially it’s a more complex version of witness. That doesn’t mean it’s more polite though, not that the words were impolite to begin with.
Q: What is the difference between be witness to a murder and be witness for a murder ?
A: To 'be a witness to a murder' would be someone who saw the murder take place.
Last year the boy was a witness to the murder of his mother.

To 'be a witness for a murder' would most likely be someone who was called to a trial to give evidence about a murder (what they saw)
The mother was going to be a witness for a murder trial.

Translations of "Witness"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? witness
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Other questions about "Witness"

Q: Mr.Kenedy apparently hit by the first of what witness believed were three shots.
The 'three shots' should go after the prep. 'of'. Sure, It is okay to provide more specific info about 'there shots' by adding an adjective clause afterwards. But I do not understand This kind of grammar structure.

Could you please analyze the grammar structure for me? Thanks!
A: "shots" is the object

"what the witness believed" is a noun phrase as a prepositional compliment
Q: 1) I witnessed him get on the bus.
2) I witnessed him riding the bus.
3) I witnessed him injured. does this sound natural?
A: #3 can be correct, but you'll more often hear
"I witnessed him doing xxx when he was injured."
"I saw him when he was injured" / "I saw him while he was still injured."

This is different from "I witnessed him get/getting injured," which means you saw how he was injured/when he was injured.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce The witness gave testimony that he was talking with his friends at the time..
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Q: If I worked here, I could witness changes of the history in the real time. does this sound natural?
A: I could witness historical (actual?) changes in real time.
Q: The witness is now hold under custody for his tale is incongruous to rest of the witnesses. does this sound natural?
A: More natural: The witness is now in custody, as his story is inconsistent with the rest of the witnesses.

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