Definition of testificor
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Orthography ID = 2059261
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LNS
testificor, testificārī, testificātus sum
1. testisfacio
deponent verb (1st conjugation)
  1. To bear witness, give evidence, attest, testify
  2. to show, demonstrate, exhibit, publish, bring to light
  3. To call to witness
Abbreviations
testificor, ātus, 1, v. dep. a. [1. testisfacio].

— To bear witness, give evidence, attest, testify (class.; esp. freq. in Cic.; cf. testor). Lit.: haec cum maxime testificaretur, in vincula conjectus est, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 7, ยง 17.

—With obj.-clause: testificantur illi Quinctium non stitisse, Cic. Quint. 6. 25; testificor, denuntio, ante praedico, nihil M. Antonium, etc., id. Phil. 6, 3, 5; id. de Or. 2, 55, 224; id. Or. 10, 35: licet Te memorem dominae testificere tuae, Ov. A. A. 2, 270.

—With rel.-clause: testificaris, quid dixerim aliquando aut scripserim, Cic. Tusc. 5, 11, 33.

—Absol.: ut statim testificati discederent, Cic. Caecin. 16, 45.

— Transf., to show, demonstrate, exhibit, publish, bring to light, etc.: testificabar sententiam meam, Cic. Att. 8, 1, 2: amorem meum, id. Fam. 2, 4, 2: auctam lenitatem suam, Tac. A. 14, 12: edicto non longam sui absentiam fore, id. ib. 15, 36: antiquas opes. Ov. F. 2, 302: hospitis adventum dei, id. ib. 1, 240; cf.: natalem tuum, id. Am. 1, 8, 94.

— To call to witness (rare); deos hominesque amicitiamque nostram testificor, me tibi praedixisse, etc., Cael. ap Cic. Fam. 8, 16, 1; Cic. Att. 10, 9, A. 1: homines, deam, Ov. H. 20, 160; 21, 134: Stygiae numen aquae, id. F. 5, 250.

— Hence,?*! testificātus, a, um, in a pass. sense: mihi nota fuit et abs te aliquando testificata tua voluntas omittendae provinciae, made known, averred, exhibited. Cic. Att. 1, 17, 7: mira sed et scaenā testificata loquar, Ov. F. 4, 326.
 
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