Translation of "witness" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈwɪt·nəs/ us /ˈwɪt·nəs/

someone who sees an accident or crime

Police are appealing for witnesses to the shooting.
verb uk /ˈwɪtnəs/ us /ˈwɪt·nəs/

to see something happen, especially an accident or crime

Did anyone witness the attack?

(Translation of “witness” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /ˈwitnəs/

a person who has seen or was present at an event etc and so has direct knowledge of it

Someone must have seen the accident, but the police can find no witnesses.

a person who gives evidence, especially in a law court

a witness for the prosecution.

a person who adds his signature to a document to show that he considers another signature on the document to be genuine

You cannot sign your will without witnesses.
witness box noun ( witness stand)

the stand from which a witness gives evidence in a court of law.

barra de los testigos
bear witness

to give evidence

dar fe, atestiguar
She will bear witness to his honesty.

(Translation of “witness” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)