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1vouch

verb \ˈvach\

Definition of VOUCH

transitive verb
1
:  to summon into court to warrant or defend a title
2
archaic
a :  assert, affirm
b :  attest
3
archaic :  to cite or refer to as authority or supporting evidence
4
a :  prove, substantiate
b :  to verify (a business transaction) by examining documentary evidence
intransitive verb
1
:  to give a guarantee :  become surety
2
a :  to supply supporting evidence or testimony
b :  to give personal assurance

Origin of VOUCH

Middle English vochen, vouchen, from Anglo-French voucher to call, vouch, from Latin vocare to call, summon, from vox voice — more at voice
First Known Use: 14th century

Synonym Discussion of VOUCH

certify, attest, witness, vouch mean to testify to the truth or genuineness of something. certify usually applies to a written statement, especially one carrying a signature or seal <certified that the candidate had met all requirements>. attest applies to oral or written testimony usually from experts or witnesses <attested to the authenticity of the document>. witness applies to the subscribing of one's own name to a document as evidence of its genuineness <witnessed the signing of the will>. vouch applies to one who testifies as a competent authority or a reliable person <willing to vouch for her integrity>.

Rhymes with VOUCH

2vouch

noun

Definition of VOUCH

obsolete

First Known Use of VOUCH

1603
VOUCHING Defined for Kids

vouch

verb \ˈvach\
vouchedvouch·ing

Definition of VOUCH for Kids

:  to give a guarantee <The teacher vouched for their honesty.>

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