Definition of "vouch" []

  • To give personal assurances; give a guarantee: vouch for an old friend's trustworthiness. (verb-intransitive)
  • To constitute supporting evidence; give substantiation: a candidate whose strong record vouches for her ability. (verb-intransitive)
  • To substantiate by supplying evidence; prove: charges that he could not vouch. (verb-transitive)
  • Law To summon as a witness to give warranty of title. (verb-transitive)
  • To refer to (an authority, for example) in support or corroboration; cite. (verb-transitive)
  • To give personal assurance; guarantee (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To furnish supporting evidence (for) or function as proof (of) (verb)
  • To summon (a person who had warranted title to land) to defend that title or give up land of equal value (verb)
  • To cite (authors, principles, etc) in support of something (verb)
  • To assert (verb)
  • The act of vouching; assertion or allegation (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "vouch" in a sentence
  • "In that case all that is needed is an employee from a shelter, group home, etc. who is willing to "vouch" for the voter."
  • "I think we can kind of vouch for that looking at this video."
  • "I just read your message so I'm posting my "vouch"."