bear testimony to something


bear testimony to something
bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true.

The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success.


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  • bear witness to something — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear testimony to — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear witness to — bear testimony/witness to (something) formal if something bears testimony to a fact, it proves that it is true. The numerous awards on his walls bear witness to his great success …   New idioms dictionary

  • bear — bear1 W1 [beə US ber] v past tense bore [bo: US bo:r] past participle borne [bo:n US bo:rn] [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(deal with something)¦ 2 can t bear something 3 bear (something) in mind 4¦(accept/be responsible for)¦ 5¦(support)¦ 6¦(sign/mark)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bear — bear1 /bair/, v., bore or (Archaic) bare; borne or born; bearing. v.t. 1. to hold up; support: to bear the weight of the roof. 2. to hold or remain firm under (a load): The roof will not bear the strain of his weight. 3. to bring forth ( …   Universalium

  • bear — I [[t]bɛər[/t]] v. bore, borne born, bear•ing 1) to hold up or support: The columns bear the weight of the roof[/ex] 2) to give birth to: to bear a child[/ex] 3) to produce by natural growth: a tree that bears fruit[/ex] 4) to sustain or be… …   From formal English to slang

  • bear — verb 1) I come bearing gifts Syn: carry, bring, transport, move, convey, take, fetch, deliver, tote, lug 2) the bag bore my name Syn: display, exhibit …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • bear witness — verb 1. provide evidence for (Freq. 1) The blood test showed that he was the father Her behavior testified to her incompetence • Syn: ↑testify, ↑prove, ↑evidence, ↑show • …   Useful english dictionary

  • Testimony — Testify redirects here. For other uses, see Testify (disambiguation) and Testimony (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • bear — I. noun (plural bears) Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English bere, from Old English bera; akin to Old English brūn brown more at brown Date: before 12th century 1. (or pl bear) any of a family (Ursidae of the order Carnivora) of… …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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