verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of vouch
Examples from the Web for vouch
In a stroke of genius, he enlisted Bundy to vouch for him on tape.
Well, I can vouch for that statement—give someone everything and then take it all away and watch how they respond.Sandi Thom On How To Make It As A Female Rock Star|Sandi Thom|April 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I will be glad to hand this binder down to my niece and vouch for its comfort.
Just like with that previous treaty, the Obama administration has trotted out a diplomatic dream team to vouch for its merits.
Her ex-husband, who also attended the game, could vouch for her whereabouts, she said.
We can vouch for the truth of the statement, as many of our own teutu, or clan, were witnesses of the facts.Byways of Ghost-Land|Elliott O'Donnell
I heard a tale that he himself had been cured of some illness at Lourdes, but I cannot vouch for it as true.Lourdes|Robert Hugh Benson
I have heard a story concerning the origin of the name of Rolla, which is interesting, though I cannot vouch for its truth.Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field|Thomas W. Knox
I can, however, vouch for it, as I was sitting close by and heard it myself.My Autobiography|F. Max Mller
And I'm on my way down to Lathrop right now to meet a Mr. Jasper, who'll vouch for my character, sure he will.At Whispering Pine Lodge|Lawrence J. Leslie
Word Origin for vouch
early 14c., "summon into court to prove a title," from Anglo-French voucher, Old French vocher "to call, summon, invoke, claim," probably from Gallo-Romance *voticare, metathesis of Latin vocitare "to call to, summon insistently," frequentative of Latin vocare "to call, call upon, summon" (see voice (n.)). Meaning "guarantee to be true or accurate" is first attested 1590s. Related: Vouched; vouching.