[ US /ˈtɛstəˌfaɪ/ ]
[ UK /tˈɛstɪfˌa‍ɪ/ ]
  1. give testimony in a court of law
  2. provide evidence for
    Her behavior testified to her incompetence
    The blood test showed that he was the father
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How To Use testify In A Sentence

  • Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to testify in front of the House Budget Committee.
  • No matter how many police raids are conducted, if we cannot guarantee their protection young victims will remain too terrified to testify against their traffickers. Times, Sunday Times
  • Occasionally, courts admitted shopbooks as evidence but the exception normally was narrowly applied to circumstances in which the scrivener was not available to testify.
  • This paradox arises either through the blocking of memory, or under oppressive regimes through torture and fear of the consequences of testifying.
  • The doctor who performed the post-mortems on the bodies of the family is due to testify on Tuesday.
  • He did not testify in the criminal case.
  • After the trial ended, U.S. Marshals began hauling silver-haired Jimmy Fratianno around the country to testify in major mob cases. Kill the Irishman
  • Most say they want to testify about their childhood experiences in residential care, mainly in industrial and reformatory schools.
  • But convictions were secured against just 50, mainly because witnesses refused to testify against the rest. The Sun
  • The committee counsels are scheduled to testify at the morning session, and it's standard practice for Congressional committees to hear from their counsels before taking testimony from outside witnesses.
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