Definition of testify in English:

testify

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Pronunciation: /ˈtɛstɪfʌɪ
 
/

verb (testifies, testifying, testified)

[no object]

Derivatives

testifier

noun
More example sentences
  • Arthur Miller is one of the supreme testifiers to the terrible fall where lack of values may lead: the burning of the innocent; the eradication of wisdom and truth.
  • The testifiers are identified by year of birth and place of origin.
  • The moral economy that operated during the hearings is indicated by the fact that commissioners were not uncomfortable if testifiers wept while giving evidence but that they did not like them to become angry.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin testificari, from testis 'a witness'.

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