voucher

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vouch +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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.

Synonyms[edit]

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

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

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 terms[edit]


Old French[edit]

Verb[edit]

voucher

  1. Alternative form of vochier

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. In the present tense an extra supporting e is needed in the first-person singular indicative and throughout the singular subjunctive, and the third-person singular subjunctive ending -t is lost. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.