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Definition evidence for something

or:

a statement of belief

or:

a will (written instructions expressing how somebody wants their property distributed after they die)

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either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible

Old Testament or New Testament references sections of the Christian Bible. The New Testament begins with the life of Jesus.
  • Her success raising numerous small contributions is testament to her popularity.
testament = evidence for something

or:

a statement of belief

or:

a will (written instructions expressing how somebody wants their property distributed after they die)

or:

either of the two main parts of the Christian Bible
  • She asked me to be a witness to her last will and testament.
  • The Old Testament is based on the Hebrew Bible, sometimes with additions; the New Testament deals with the life and teachings of Jesus.
    Bible - Wikipedia
  • Her music's popularity is a testament to her talent.
  • testament = evidence
  • He carried a word Bible in his briefcase and frequently quoted form the New Testament when he wanted to make a point.
  • Wilson, who proposed to keep a Sabbath school for the instruction of such slaves as might be disposed to learn to read the New Testament.
    Douglass, Frederick  --  Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass An American Slave
  • Under his pillow lay the New Testament.
    Dostoyevsky, Fyodor  --  Crime And Punishment
  • All night I read your testament— And found my consciousness returning.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • She made known to Isabel very punctually—it was the evening her son was buried—several of Ralph's testamentary arrangements.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • She made known to Isabel very punctually—it was the evening her son was buried—several of Ralph's testamentary arrangements.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volume 2
  • He blushes, and 'tis it: Of six preceding ancestors, that gem, Conferr'd by testament to the sequent issue, Hath it been ow'd and worn.
    William Shakespeare  --  All's Well That Ends Well
  • Why, to see whether the portrait of their ancestor still keeps its place upon the wall, in compliance with his testamentary directions!
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The House of the Seven Gables
  • The fact that she's still sane and whole these many hours later is testament to her strength of will.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • Slowly, the marble freezes them into silence, their angry faces and open mouths the only testament to what has just happened.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • The friend in whose house he was located witnessed his testament.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • He rises, towering above his tormentor—rather like a clumsy, lumbering bear that is baited by an agile dog) Extend the Testaments!
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • Lavier's flat was a testament to the world of haute couture chic.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • When he woke, he had opened his Bible and his eyes had fallen on the testament of Peter.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • "It is a testament that every ruler strives for," said Torin.
    Marissa Meyer  --  Cinder
  • "And even then, dear boy," said he, pulling a greasy little clasped black Testament out of his pocket, "we'll have him on his oath."
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations

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