testimony noun

1 formal statement that sth is true

ADJ. reliable | false | oral, sworn, verbal, written | eyewitness, personal | expert | court, trial a transcript of the trial testimony

VERB + TESTIMONY give | hear

PREP. by your ~ He had by his own testimony taken part in the burglary. | in ~ In testimony before the Crown Court, she described her movements on the day of the murder. | ~ about The witness was called to give oral testimony about the incident outside the theatre. | ~ against The court heard her testimony against the accused. | ~ before

2 proof

ADJ. ample, clear, eloquent, powerful, remarkable, striking

VERB + TESTIMONY bear, stand as

PREP. ~ to His thick, swollen fingers bore testimony to a lifetime of toil.