from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A person who has seen someone or something and can bear witness to the fact.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Someone who sees an event and can report or testify about it.
- v. To be present at an event, and see it
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who sees a thing done; one who has ocular view of anything.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who testifies to something he has seen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a spectator who can describe what happened
- v. be present at an event and see it with one's own eyes
The clues are colder than the corpse and the case looks like it'll remain unsolved -- until an eyewitness is discovered.
It seems obvious to me that the appeal of traveling to pay to be an eyewitness is being edged out by staying put and being comfortable.
I don't trust the government and the family has had their chain yanked so many times that it would be good if an eyewitness from the family went to make sure they go to that specific gravesite.
In one case, the eyewitness was my mother-in-law, who reported that my sister-in-law was not breathing for three hours.
The crowd hooted and whistled, recalls eyewitness Li Sha, whose late husband was a senior party leader.
"He got to the car in front of me and he stopped and moved to the side," recalls eyewitness Hanan Ilmanam (ph).
"He got to the car in front of me, and he stopped and moved to the side," recalls eyewitness Anan Hibunan (ph).
COOPER: Well, before the police caught Carlie Brucia's killer he was caught by a camera, more and more what authorities call the eyewitness that doesn't blink.
WAYNE: Well, you know, the eyewitness is the other girlfriend who says she saw what she saw.
COOPER: What if the eyewitness is the victim, not just a by - stander?