to support as being true, certain, reliable, etc. (usually followed by for): Her record in office vouches for her integrity.
to attest; guarantee; certify (usually followed by for): to vouch for someone in a business transaction.
to sustain or uphold by, or as if by, practical proof or demonstration.
(formerly) to call or summon (a person) into court to make good a warranty of title.
to adduce or quote in support, as extracts from a book or author; cite in warrant or justification, as authority, instances, facts, etc.
Archaic. to warrant or attest; to support or authenticate with vouchers.
Archaic. to declare as with warrant; vouch for.
Obsolete. to call or take as a witness.
a vouching; an assertion.
a formal attestation; a supporting warrant.
- un·vouched, adjective
- well-vouched, adjective
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How to use vouch in a sentence
Today, vouch has more than 1,600 clients, including Pipe, Middesk, Neighbor and Routable.Startup insurance provider Vouch raises $90M, now valued at $550M | Mary Ann Azevedo | September 10, 2021 | TechCrunch
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
The White House has been rounding up senators to vouch for her.Roger Ferguson Is Wall Street’s Fantasy for Federal Reserve Chairman | Daniel Gross | September 24, 2013 | THE 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.
If Kip didn't stop his arguing, she wouldn't vouch for him at this meeting tonight at the Weedham home.
I fancy their celebrity in early days can hardly parallel this, but I do not vouch for the statistics.
Having been personally acquainted with Wenzel and many of his friends and pupils, I can vouch for its truthfulness.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
Our mariners are sea-dogs, and the modern bards vouch us to be in general boys of the bull-dog breed.Archaic England | Harold Bayley
They vouch for the unique charm of the colonial life at that day.Over the Rocky Mountains to Alaska | Charles Warren Stoddard
British Dictionary definitions for vouch
(intr usually foll by for) to give personal assurance; guarantee: I'll vouch for his safety
(when tr, usually takes a clause as object; when intr, usually foll by for) to furnish supporting evidence (for) or function as proof (of)
(tr) English legal history to summon (a person who had warranted title to land) to defend that title or give up land of equal value
(tr) archaic to cite (authors, principles, etc) in support of something
(tr) obsolete to assert
obsolete the act of vouching; assertion or allegation
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