Definition of "voucher" []

  • A piece of substantiating evidence; a proof. (noun)
  • A written record of expenditure, disbursement, or completed transaction. (noun)
  • A written authorization or certificate, especially one exchangeable for cash or representing a credit against future expenditures. (noun)
  • To substantiate or authenticate with evidence. (verb-transitive)
  • To prepare a voucher for: properly vouchering each transaction. (verb-transitive)
  • A document serving as evidence for some claimed transaction, as the receipt or expenditure of money (noun)

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.

  • A ticket or card serving as a substitute for cash (noun)
  • A person or thing that vouches for the truth of some statement, etc (noun)
  • Any of certain documents that various groups of British nationals born outside Britain must obtain in order to settle in Britain (noun)
  • The summoning into court of a person to warrant a title to property (noun)
  • The person so summoned (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "voucher" in a sentence
  • "Kaiser Health News reports that when respondents are told what the terms mean, support for the planned "premium support" rises from 46 percent to 54 percent In the same poll, when respondents are told what the term "voucher" means, support for leaving Medicare alone rose from 50 percent to 58 percent."
  • "The Republican ­s didn't cotton to the idea of using the word voucher so they started using "coupon"."
  • "And use the word "voucher" as often as you can, because it really gets under Ryan's skin for some reason."