Definitions For Witness


  • Testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
  • A close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind)
  • Someone who sees an event and reports what happened
  • (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
  • (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
  • A person who sees something (such as a crime) happen
  • A person who makes a statement in a court about what he or she knows or has seen
  • A person who is present at an event (such as a wedding) and can say that it happened


  • Be a witness to
  • Perceive or be contemporaneous with
  • To see (something) happen
  • To be present at (an event) in order to be able to say that it happened : to act as a legal witness of (something)
  • To be the time or place when (something) happens

Is Witness a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Witness is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Witness in a Sentence

  • The defense called its first witness to the stand.
  • A witness for the defense
  • His aunt and uncle were witnesses at his baptism.
  • Several people witnessed the accident.
  • We are witnessing a historic moment.
  • He witnessed the signing of her will.

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