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1‘you may be required to testify in court’
give evidence, bear witness, be a witness, give one's testimony, attest
technical make a deposition
Scottish archaic depone
2‘he testified that he had been threatened by a fellow officer’
attest, swear, state on oath, state, declare, assert, affirm, avow, aver, certify
allege, profess, submit, claim
3‘the exhibits testify to the talents and versatility of the local sculptors’
be evidence of, be proof of, attest to, confirm, evidence, prove, corroborate, substantiate, bear out
show, demonstrate, witness to, establish, indicate, reveal, bespeak
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