witness to - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] legal
present tense
I/you/we/theywitness to
he/she/itwitnesses to
present participlewitnessing to
past tensewitnessed to
past participlewitnessed to
  1. to formally state that something is true, especially in a court of law

    Are you prepared to witness to the honesty of your informant?

See also main entry: witness