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TESTIMONIAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does testimonial mean? 

TESTIMONIAL (noun)
  The noun TESTIMONIAL has 3 senses:

1. something that serves as evidence
2. something given or done as an expression of esteem
3. something that recommends (or expresses commendation) of a person or thing as worthy or desirable

  Familiarity information: TESTIMONIAL used as a noun is uncommon.


TESTIMONIAL (adjective)
  The adjective TESTIMONIAL has 2 senses:

1. expressing admiration or appreciation
2. of or relating to or constituting testimony

  Familiarity information: TESTIMONIAL used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


TESTIMONIAL (noun)


Sense 1testimonial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something that serves as evidence

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

testimonial; testimony

Context example:

his effort was testimony to his devotion

Hypernyms ("testimonial" is a kind of...):

evidence (an indication that makes something evident)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "testimonial"):

good authority (testimony by someone who should know)

testament (strong evidence for something)


Sense 2testimonial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something given or done as an expression of esteem

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

tribute; testimonial

Hypernyms ("testimonial" is a kind of...):

approval; commendation (a message expressing a favorable opinion)


Sense 3testimonial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something that recommends (or expresses commendation) of a person or thing as worthy or desirable

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

good word; recommendation; testimonial

Hypernyms ("testimonial" is a kind of...):

congratulations; extolment; kudos; praise (an expression of approval and commendation)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "testimonial"):

character; character reference; reference (a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability)

puff (exaggerated praise (as for promotional purposes))


TESTIMONIAL (adjective)


Sense 1testimonial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Expressing admiration or appreciation

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

testimonial dinner

Pertainym:

testimonial (something given or done as an expression of esteem)


Sense 2testimonial [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to or constituting testimony

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

testimony (a solemn statement made under oath)


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