vouch for something

vouch for something
vouch for (something) to support the truth of something.

An accountant must vouch for the accuracy of any financial report.

I've known him for years and can vouch for his honesty.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • vouch for something — …   Useful english dictionary

  • vouch for — (something) to support the truth of something. An accountant must vouch for the accuracy of any financial report. I ve known him for years and can vouch for his honesty …   New idioms dictionary

  • vouch for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms vouch for : present tense I/you/we/they vouch for he/she/it vouches for present participle vouching for past tense vouched for past participle vouched for 1) vouch for something to say that something is true,… …   English dictionary

  • vouch for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you say that you can or will vouch for someone, you mean that you can guarantee their good behaviour. [V P n] Kim s mother agreed to vouch for Maria and get her a job. 2) PHRASAL VERB If you say that you can vouch for something …   English dictionary

  • vouch for — [verb] 1. guarantee, answer for, certify, give assurance of, stand witness, swear to 2. confirm, affirm, assert, attest to, support, uphold * * * vouch for [phrasal verb] vouch for (someone or something) : to say that (someone or something) is… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ˈvouch for sth — phrasal verb to say that something is true, correct, or good …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • vouch — [ vautʃ ] verb vouch for phrasal verb transitive 1. ) vouch for something to say that something is true, correct, or good based on your own knowledge or experience: We can vouch for the software everyone here uses it. 2. ) vouch for someone to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • vouch — [vautʃ] v vouch for / [vouch for sb/sth] phr v [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: vocher to state, call as a witness , from Latin vocare; VOCATION] 1.) to say that you firmly believe that something is true or good because of your experience… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • vouch|er — vouch|er1 «VOW chuhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that vouches for something. 2. a written evidence of payment; receipt. Canceled checks returned to a person from his bank are vouchers. vouch|er2 «VOW chuhr», noun. in early English law: a) a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • vouch — avouch, avow, vouch Avouch, meaning ‘to assure, guarantee, acknowledge’ and overlapping with avow, can be found in the Bible (AV), Spenser, Marlowe, Milton, Byron, and Thackeray, but despite these fine credentials is no longer in general use.… …   Modern English usage

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