testify
tes·ti·fy /'tes-tə-ˌfī/ vb -fied, -fy·ing [Latin testificari, from testis witness]
vi: to make a solemn declaration under oath or affirmation for the purpose of establishing a fact: give testimony
vt: to declare in testimony
tes·ti·fi·er n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

testify
I verb acknowledge openly, affirm, affirm under oath, allege, assert, asseverate, attest, aver, avow, be sworn, bear witness, declare, depone, depose, establish, express, give evidence, give one's word, indicate, make solemn declaration, profess, prove, show, state, state a fact, state a truth, swear, take one's oath, take the stand, testari, testificari, verify associated concepts: compulsion to testify, privilege against self-incrimination, testify in one's own defense, testify under oath II index acknowledge (verify), affirm (declare solemnly), avouch (avow), avow, bear (adduce), bespeak, certify (attest), inform (notify), manifest, posit, promise (vow), verify (swear), vouch

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


testify
v.
To speak under oath; to give evidence as a witness in a deposition or lawsuit; to serve as proof of something.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


testify
To provide oral evidence under oath at a trial or at a deposition.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


testify
v.
1 To tell a court what pertinent information to a case one has, while under oath, and while the defendant is present.
2 To bear witness.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.


testify
To provide evidence as a witness, subject to an oath or affirmation, in order to establish a particular fact or set of facts.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


testify
To provide evidence as a witness, subject to an oath or affirmation, in order to establish a particular fact or set of facts.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

testify
v.
   to give oral evidence under oath in answer to questions posed by attorneys either at trial or at a deposition (testimony under oath outside of court), with the opportunity for opposing attorneys to cross-examine the witness in regard to answers given.
   See also: deposition, evidence, testimony, trial

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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