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VOUCH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does vouch mean? 

VOUCH (verb)
  The verb VOUCH has 4 senses:

1. give personal assurance; guarantee
2. give surety or assume responsibility
3. summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
4. give supporting evidence

  Familiarity information: VOUCH used as a verb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


VOUCH (verb)


Sense 1vouch [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give personal assurance; guarantee

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Context example:

Will he vouch for me?

Hypernyms (to "vouch" is one way to...):

attest; bear witness; take the stand; testify (give testimony in a court of law)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2vouch [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give surety or assume responsibility

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

guarantee; vouch

Context example:

I vouch for the quality of my products

Hypernyms (to "vouch" is one way to...):

pledge; plight (promise solemnly and formally)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "vouch"):

bail (secure the release of (someone) by providing security)

stipulate (give a guarantee or promise of)

secure (assure payment of)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s PP
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Sense 3vouch [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Hypernyms (to "vouch" is one way to...):

cite; summon; summons (call in an official matter, such as to attend court)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 4vouch [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Give supporting evidence

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

He vouched his words by his deeds

Hypernyms (to "vouch" is one way to...):

affirm; confirm; corroborate; substantiate; support; sustain (establish or strengthen as with new evidence or facts)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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