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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.
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I mention this because from the first oak I see I mean to rend such another branch, large and stout like that, with which I am determined and resolved to do such deeds that thou mayest deem thyself very fortunate in being found worthy to come and see them, and be an eyewitness of things that will with difficulty be believed."
And the girl's fate he could picture as plainly as though he were an eyewitness to it.
"`Madame,' said the president, `you have engaged to furnish the committee with some important particulars respecting the affair at Yanina, and you have stated that you were an eyewitness of the event.' -- `I was, indeed,' said the stranger, with a tone of sweet melancholy, and with the sonorous voice peculiar to the East.
"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. In fact, if you do me the honor to intrust your confidence to me, you will do well to leave me the choice of the measures to be employed.
There were no eyewitnesses, and no trace was discoverable of the murderer.
Prior to Young, Alaska's controlling case law on the admissibility of eyewitness identifications, Holden v.
According to an eyewitness, two people were wounded in the incident.
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Among her topics are the ability of young eyewitnesses to describe a person, techniques to improve the amount and accuracy of recall information, why recall and identification abilities differ between young and adult eyewitnesses, the relation between describing the perpetrator and identifying the perpetrator, and future directions for young eyewitness research.