Definition of "vouchsafes" []

  • 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)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of vouchsafe. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "vouchsafes" in a sentence
  • ""But could you please try to fit in a 'vouchsafes' or a"
  • "The New York Times vouchsafes us no explanation in the article, or in the deadpan caption, why an election official would dress up as a puppet theater character in order to guard a ballot box."
  • "For my taste, doing it in public, whether gay or straight, lacks decorum and vouchsafes an unseemly self-absorption."
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