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eye·wit·ness

 (ī′wĭt′nĭs)
n.
A person who has seen someone or something and can bear witness to the fact.

eyewitness

(ˈaɪˌwɪtnɪs)
n
a. a person present at an event who can describe what happened
b. (as modifier): an eyewitness account.

eye•wit•ness

(ˈaɪˈwɪt nɪs)

n.
1. a person who actually sees some act, occurrence, or the like, and can give a firsthand account of it.
v.t.
2. to view as an eyewitness.
[1530–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eyewitness - a spectator who can describe what happenedeyewitness - a spectator who can describe what happened
looker, spectator, viewer, watcher, witness - a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); "the spectators applauded the performance"; "television viewers"; "sky watchers discovered a new star"
Verb1.eyewitness - be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes
witness - be a witness to; "She witnessed the accident and had to testify in court"

eyewitness

noun
Someone who sees something occur:
Translations
očitý svědek
silminnäkijä

eyewitness

[ˈaɪˌwɪtnɪs] Ntestigo mf presencial or ocular

eyewitness

[ˈaɪˌwɪtnɪs] ntestimone m/f oculare

eyewitness

n. testigo ocular o visual.
References in classic literature ?
There were no eyewitnesses, and no trace was discoverable of the murderer.
Letters may, of course, be a partial confirmation; but detection in the fact there must be of the most direct kind, that is, by eyewitnesses.
Judge Samir Asaad was biased towards the eyewitnesses, often interrupting lawyers, or provided the answers to the questions instead of the eyewitnesses.
Eyewitnesses said that Faruq Sider (19), was shot with 8- 10 bullets, some in the head, beaten, dragged, andleft to bleed to death.
Eyewitnesses often provide information critical to criminal investigations and court cases.
Ramadi / NINA / Eyewitnesses said on Sunday that elements of the IS carried out today a great parade in the areas of kilo 5 and al-Ta'mim in central Ramadi.
Eyewitnesses said that the explosion's intensity was such that the nearby houses also shook badly.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Eyewitnesses reported that the terrorists of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant in Nineveh have threatened Kurdish families to leave the city or be killed.
That has led a small group of police chiefs, courts and lawmakers to toughen laws governing the handling of eyewitnesses and their accounts of crimes.
Eyewitnesses claimed the car must be running at a speed of over 150 km/ hr.
More eyewitnesses are due to be heard as the case is underway.
Summary: ABU DHABI -- Twenty Asian workers were killed and several injured in a major road accident in Al Ain early this morning, eyewitnesses said.