voucher

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

vouch +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

voucher (plural vouchers)

  1. A piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount, or that can be exchanged for goods and services.
  2. A receipt.
  3. One who or that which vouches.
    • 1836, The New Sporting Magazine (volume 11, page 227)
      To the fashionable world he cannot be a stranger [] and his having married a sister of the Duke of Leeds is a voucher for my assertion.

SynonymsEdit

  • (piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount): coupon
TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

voucher (third-person singular simple present vouchers, present participle vouchering, simple past and past participle vouchered)

  1. (transitive) To establish the authenticity of; to vouch for.
  2. (transitive) To provide a vouch for (an expenditure).
  3. (transitive) To provide (a beneficiary) with a voucher.

Related termsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • vochier
  • voker
  • vouchier

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vocāre, present active infinitive of vocō.

VerbEdit

voucher

  1. to call; to summon
  2. to claim
  3. to denounce

ConjugationEdit

  • Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: vouch (borrowed)
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