- a person called into court to warrant another's title.
- the act of vouching another person to make good a warranty.
verb (used with object)
Origin of voucher
Examples from the Web for voucher
He again turns Medicare into a voucher program, a position he had to stifle in 2012, because Romney did not approve.
A year ago, Candidate Ryan called for voucher care instead of Medicare for Americans who were then 55 and under.GOP Meltdown: Paul Ryan Doubles Down On His Losing Southern Strategy|Lloyd Green|March 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The ticket or voucher for travel will not be replaced if lost, mutilated, or stolen.
The Medicare drug benefit began in 2006 with a voucher approach.
And in a direct shot at Paul Ryan, Obama vowed not to turn Medicare into a voucher program.
A voucher is provided and properly registered for every check issued, insuring a receipt in proper form for every dollar paid out.
It had got to be a sort of voucher to be one of Miss Marr's girls.Hope Benham|Nora Perry
When this voucher is filed it is also recorded on the outside of the folder, which is printed as shown in Fig. 18.
We therefore turn, by way of voucher, to a publication called Zadkiel's Almanac for 1851.The Spirit Land|Samuel B. (Samuel Bulfinch) Emmons
This he had done as a voucher and a sort of comforting assurance that nothing would be left undone.Other Things Being Equal|Emma Wolf
British Dictionary definitions for voucher
- the summoning into court of a person to warrant a title to property
- the person so summoned
Word Origin for voucher
Word Origin and History for voucher
originally "summoning of a person into court to warrant the title to a property;" see vouch. Meaning "receipt from a business transaction" is first attested 1690s; sense of "document which can be exchanged for goods or services" is attested from 1947.
Culture definitions for voucher
A credit of a certain monetary value that can be used only for a specified purpose, such as to pay for housing or for food. Food stamps are a kind of voucher.