voucher

noun (1)
vouch·​er | \ˈvau̇-chər \

Definition of voucher 

(Entry 1 of 3)

1a : 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

voucher

verb
vouchered; vouchering; vouchers

Definition of voucher (Entry 2 of 3)

transitive verb

1 : to establish the authenticity of

2 : to prepare a voucher for

voucher

noun (2)

Definition of voucher (Entry 3 of 3)

archaic

: one that guarantees : surety

First Known Use of voucher

Noun (1)

circa 1523, in the meaning defined at sense 3

Verb

1609, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

1612, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for voucher

Noun (1)

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

Noun (2)

vouch entry 1 + -er entry 2

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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

History and Etymology for voucher

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

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