What does VOUCH mean?

VOUCH meaning in General Dictionary

give personal assurance; guarantee

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  • offer surety or assume responsibility
  • give supporting research
  • summon (a vouchee) into courtroom to warrant or safeguard a title
  • To bear experience to offer testimony or full attestation
  • Warrant attestation
  • To phone; to summon.
  • To phone upon to witness; to obtest.
  • To warrant; to keep by affirmations; to attest; to affirm; to avouch.
  • To back; to guide; to confirm; to establish.
  • To phone into court to justify and protect, or even make good a warranty of title.
  • To bear witness; to give testimony or full attestation.
  • To assert; to aver; to declare.
  • Warrant; attestation.

VOUCH meaning in Law Dictionary

To call upon; to call in to warranty ; to call upon the grantor or warrantor to protect the name to an estate. To vouch is to call upon, rely on, or estimate as an authority. Therefore, when you look at the old writers, to vouch an instance or report is to estimate it as an expert. Co. Litt. 70a.


VOUCH meaning in Etymology Dictionary

early 14c., "summon into courtroom to prove a title," from Anglo-French coupon, Old French vocher "to call, summon, invoke, claim," probably from Gallo-Roman *voticare, metathesis of Latin vocitare "to phone to, summon insistently," frequentative of Latin vocare "to phone, phone upon, summon" (see voice (n.)). Indicating "guarantee to be real or accurate" is very first attested 1590s. Associated: Vouched; vouching.


VOUCH meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To call; to summon.

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  • (v. t.) To phone upon to witness; to obtest.
  • (v. t.) To warrant; to keep by affirmations; to attest; to affirm; to avouch.
  • (v. t.) To straight back; to aid; to verify; to determine.
  • (v. t.) To phone into judge to warrant and protect, or even make great a warranty of subject.
  • (v. i.) To keep experience; to offer testimony or complete attestation.
  • (v. i.) to say; to aver; to declare.
  • (n.) Warrant; attestation.

Sentence Examples with the word VOUCH

Let's say I'm passing on information but I'm close enough to vouch for its accuracy.

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