Informant and Witness

Informant

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Informant noun – Someone who sees an event and reports what happened.
Witness is a synonym for informant. In some cases you can use "Witness" instead a noun "Informant".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
Synonyms for Informant

Witness

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Witness noun – Someone who sees an event and reports what happened.
Informant is a synonym for witness. You can use "Informant" instead a noun "Witness".
Nearby Words: witnessed, witnessing
Synonyms for Witness

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  • The Mentalist: In "Red Sauce", the CBI's murder investigation gets a lot more complicated when the victim, who worked at a local video arcade, turns out to be a mob informant in witness protection.
  • Series / Law & Order A mob informant for the FBI cops to the murder his identical twin brother (a professor at a university) committed, and even killed a witness who identified the professor.
  • Video Game / Hitman: Blood Money The Target of the week, Vinnie, is a mob informant living under witness protection with his family in an idyllic neighborhood.
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