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voucher

noun vouch·er \ ˈvau̇-chər \

Definition of voucher

1 a : a form or check indicating a credit against future purchases or expenditures
b : a piece of supporting evidence : proof
c : a documentary record of a business transaction
d : a written affidavit or authorization : certificate
2 : a coupon issued by government to a parent or guardian to be used to fund a child's education in either a public or private school
3 : an act of vouching

Origin and Etymology of voucher

Anglo-French, summons to guarantee a title, from voucher, verb


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voucher

verb

Definition of voucher

vouchered; vouchering; vouchers
1 : to establish the authenticity of
2 : to prepare a voucher for

First Known Use of voucher

1609

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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voucher

noun

Definition of voucher

archaic
: one that guarantees : surety

Origin and Etymology of voucher


Law Dictionary

voucher

noun vouch·er \ ˈvau̇-chər \

legal Definition of voucher

1 : a documentary record of a business transaction
2 : a written affidavit or authorization
3 : a form or check indicating a credit against future purchases or expenditures

Origin and Etymology of voucher

Anglo-French, summoning of a person to guarantee title, from voucher to summon



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