Testify

Definition of Testify

Tes´ti`fy
v. i.1.To make a solemn declaration, verbal or written, to establish some fact; to give testimony for the purpose of communicating to others a knowledge of something not known to them.
[imp. & p. p. Testified ; p. pr. & vb. n. Testifying .]
Jesus . . . needed not that any should testify of man, for he knew what was in man.
- John ii. 25.
2.(Law) To make a solemn declaration under oath or affirmation, for the purpose of establishing, or making proof of, some fact to a court; to give testimony in a cause depending before a tribunal.
One witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
- Num. xxxv. 30.
3.To declare a charge; to protest; to give information; to bear witness; - with against.
O Israel, . . . I will testify against thee.
- Ps. l. 7.
I testified against them in the day wherein they sold victuals.
- Neh. xiii. 15.
v. t.1.To bear witness to; to support the truth of by testimony; to affirm or declare solemny.
We speak that we do know, and testify that we have seen; and ye receive not our witness.
- John iii. 11.
2.(Law) To affirm or declare under oath or affirmation before a tribunal, in order to prove some fact.
adv.1.In a testy manner; fretfully; peevishly; with petulance.

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