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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)

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.

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"."