Definition of Attestant

1. Noun. (law) a person who attests to the genuineness of a document or signature by adding their own signature.

Exact synonyms: Attestator, Attestor, Witness
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Signatory, Signer
Derivative terms: Attest, Witness



2. Noun. Someone who affirms or vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something.
Exact synonyms: Attester
Generic synonyms: Informant, Witness, Witnesser
Derivative terms: Attest, Attest

Definition of Attestant

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Literary usage of Attestant

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1. Documents Relative to the Colonial History of the State of New-York by John Romeyn Brodhead, Berthold Fernow, Edmund Bailey O'Callaghan, New York (State). Legislature (1858)
"Whereupon an Englishman, sitting on horseback, hearing this, struck at him with a rattan or stick, and even touched him; he, the attestant, having an axe in ..."

2. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"To the third this attestant saith that many of the ships this last voyage were leaky before their first going out of the river, as namely, the Assurance, ..."

3. Archives of Maryland by Maryland Historical Society (1905)
"Wallace pull'd out of his Pocket an Order or warrant which Lib. x. the attestant did Conceive and verily believes was the order or warrant of the honble ..."

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