Definition of "vouchsafed" []

  • To give or grant or condescend to give or grant (verb)
  • To agree, promise, or permit, often graciously or condescendingly (verb)
  • To warrant as being safe (verb)
  • To bestow as a favour (upon) (verb)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of vouchsafe. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vouchsafed" in a sentence
  • "I'd a aunt was cook in a gentleman's fam'ly, and daily he dirtied his thirteen plates -- never more nor never less; and one day -- was ever a woman punished so! her best black silk dress she greased from the top to the bottom, and he sent down nine clean plates, and no word vouchsafed of explanation."
  • ""Men are less threatened by me -- they've kind of vouchsafed that," she said."
  • "The report summarizes an interview of sorts conducted with Mrs. Conrad Hilton during which she appears to have provided "vouchsafed" information on "current events" in Turkey."
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