vouch for

phrasal verb

vouched for; vouching for; vouches for
: to say that (someone or something) is honest, true, or good
I can vouch for the authenticity of the document.
We'll vouch for him. He's a good guy.

Examples of vouch for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Entering the camp after a classmate vouched for her, Burnett was disturbed by anti-Israeli signs and graffiti that named Abu Ubaida, the spokesperson for the military wing of Hamas. Jenny Jarvie, Los Angeles Times, 9 May 2024 Schwab strongly vouched for the security of Kansas elections. Jonathan Shorman, Kansas City Star, 12 Apr. 2024 Jobs ultimately bought into the idea and called Marvel chairman Ike Perlmutter to vouch for Iger, helping to seal the deal. Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Mar. 2024 In that case, the four plaintiffs had lost thousands of dollars investing in the company that the former President had vouched for. Jessica Winter, The New Yorker, 20 Mar. 2024 At the time of the filing, Higbee said people close to Gooden had vouched for his character. Melissa Chan, NBC News, 20 Feb. 2024 The informants sometimes testified in multiple cases and, like Jones, worked with detectives and prosecutors who vouched for their reliability. The Enquirer, 21 Mar. 2024 The Investigation Discovery series (premiering Sunday) petitioned for court documents from the case to be released, and found several letters of support by now-prominent entertainers who vouched for Peck’s character at the time. Wesley Stenzel, EW.com, 13 Mar. 2024 Williams and some of the actors vouched for Pearson as an authentic resource who would give the show additional credibility. Jonathan Abrams, New York Times, 25 Feb. 2024

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“Vouch for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vouch%20for. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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