- 复数: witnesses;
- 第三人称单数: witnesses;
- 过去式: witnessed;
- 过去分词: witnessed;
- 现在分词: witnessing;
Police have appealed for witnesses to the accident.
a witness to the killing
a defence/prosecution witness
被告的 / 控方的证人
to appear as (a) witness for the defence/prosecution
出庭为被告 / 控方作证
He was one of the witnesses at our wedding.
He has been witness to a terrible murder.
His good health is a witness to the success of the treatment.
She was shocked by the violent scenes she had witnessed.
Police have appealed for anyone who witnessed the incident to contact them.
We are now witnessing an unprecedented increase in violent crime.
Recent years have witnessed a growing social mobility.
The retail trade is witnessing a sharp fall in sales.
to witness a signature
There has been increasing interest in her life and work, as witnessed by the publication of two new biographies.
The huge attendance figures for the exhibition witness to a healthy interest in modern art.
Authentic Italian cooking is very healthy─witness the low incidence of heart disease in Italy.
Witnesses to the crash say they saw an explosion just before the disaster...
No witnesses have come forward.
Anyone who witnessed the attack should call the police...
It was the quickest swimming lesson I'd ever witnessed.
In the next three or four days, eleven witnesses will be called to testify.
Ask a friend to witness your signature.
India has witnessed many political changes in recent years...
The year 1886 witnessed the first extended translation into English of the writings of Eliphas Levi...
Americans are a generous people: witness the increase in charitable giving, even during the recession.
Too often children are witness to a disturbing amount of violence.
Many of these poems bear witness to his years spent in India and China...
Many veterans believe it is their job to bear witness to the horrors of war that they personally experienced.
She was a witness to the crime.
In just the past few weeks, the world has witnessed the destructive power of earthquakes in Indonesia, typhoons in the Philippines, and the destructive sea waves that struck Samoa and neighboring islands.
Many factors influence the accuracy of witness testimony.
At Jackson's trial, although two witnesses testified that Jackson was with them in another location at the times of the crimes, he was convicted anyway.
For instance, witnesses sometimes see photographs of several suspects before they try to identify the person they saw in a lineup of people
The questions the police ask witnesses also have an effect on them.
My idea was to photograph this beautiful and very unique coastline, rich in history, before it's too late—as a last witness.
2017年6月六级真题（第二套）听力 Section A
As a result it's likely to see a rise in the size of its working-age population and to witness strong economic growth over the longer term.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 任务型阅读 原文
History has witnessed the endless productions of Shakespearean plays in every major language of the world.
2015年高考英语重庆卷 阅读理解 阅读E 原文
Italy, which has a much weaker tradition of immigration, has witnessed a sharp increase in immigration in recent years.
2017年高考英语浙江卷（6月） 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
Three weeks ago, I witnessed a small near-disaster a few miles west of here.
2015年高考英语湖北卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文
By the date of his birth Europe was witnessing the passing of the religious drama, and the creation of new forms under the incentive of classical tragedy and comedy.
1. someone who sees an event and reports what happened
2. a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind);
"the spectators applauded the performance"
"sky watchers discovered a new star"
3. testimony by word or deed to your religious faith
4. (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature
5. (law) a person who testifies under oath in a court of law
1. be a witness to
2. perceive or be contemporaneous with;
"We found Republicans winning the offices"
"You'll see a lot of cheating in this school"
"I want to see results"
"The 1960 saw the rebellion of the younger generation against established traditions"
"I want to see results"
wit 智力, 才智, 智慧
wit智慧,观察→n.智力, 才智, 智慧
witness 证人, 目击者;证明, 证词
wit智慧,观察+ness表名词→n.证人, 目击者;证明, 证词
as God is my witness (或 God be my witness)
an invocation of God as confirmation of the truth of a statement
God be my witness, sir, I didn't!.
call someone or something to witness
(archaic)appeal or refer to someone or something for confirmation or evidence of something
look, see, watch, observe, witness
proof, evidence, witness, testimony
见证人 中人 证据