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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 ?
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.
Here are the eyewitness statements Captain Ramsey sent to Ace Logophile Detective Katz.
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Investigative sources stated that variation in Chanda's may have occurred owing to the presence of police officers and pressure upon the eyewitness.
The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has long recognized the fallibility of eyewitness identification evidence as "the primary cause of erroneous convictions," and has relied upon research demonstrating its infirmities.
The eyewitness claimed to prosecutors that the suspect called him to discuss the issue of seeing his children.
A 2014 study committee appointed by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) released a report detailing the best available scientific understanding of eyewitness identification, including everything from the nature of human memory to the soundness of the procedures used in witness identifications.
The eyewitness claimed to have seen more than two dozen injured after the attack began.
NATIONAL TRENDS IN ADMISSIBILITY OF EXPERT EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY