eyewitness

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From eye + witness

Noun[edit]

eyewitness ‎(plural eyewitnesses)

  1. Someone who sees an event and can report or testify about it.
    • 1915, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Return of Tarzan:
      And the girl's fate he could picture as plainly as though he were an eyewitness to it.

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Verb[edit]

eyewitness ‎(third-person singular simple present eyewitnesses, present participle eyewitnessing, simple past and past participle eyewitnessed)

  1. To be present at an event, and see it