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vouch·er

 (vou′chər)
n.
1. A piece of substantiating evidence; a proof.
2. A written record of expenditure, disbursement, or completed transaction.
3. A written authorization or certificate, especially one exchangeable for cash or representing a credit against future expenditures.
tr.v. vouch·ered, vouch·er·ing, vouch·ers
1. To substantiate or authenticate with evidence.
2. To prepare a voucher for: properly vouchering each transaction.
3. To issue a voucher to: a company that vouchers employees when the payroll cannot be met.

voucher

(ˈvaʊtʃə)
n
1. (Commerce) a document serving as evidence for some claimed transaction, as the receipt or expenditure of money
2. (Commerce) Brit a ticket or card serving as a substitute for cash: a gift voucher.
3. a person or thing that vouches for the truth of some statement, etc
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) any of certain documents that various groups of British nationals born outside Britain must obtain in order to settle in Britain
5. (Law) English law obsolete
a. the summoning into court of a person to warrant a title to property
b. the person so summoned
[C16: from Anglo-French, noun use of Old French voucher to summon; see vouch]

vouch•er

(ˈvaʊ tʃər)

n.
1. a person or thing that vouches.
2. a document, receipt, stamp, etc., that gives evidence of an expenditure.
3. a form authorizing a disbursement of cash or a credit against a future purchase or expense.
4. written authorization; credential.
5. a piece of evidence or proof.
v.t.
6. to pay for or authorize by voucher.
7. to prepare a voucher for.
[1525–35; < Anglo-French, n. use of infinitive: to vouch]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.voucher - someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
2.voucher - a document that serves as evidence of some expenditurevoucher - a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure
document, papers, written document - writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)
3.voucher - a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as neededvoucher - a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed
commercial document, commercial instrument - a document of or relating to commerce
book token - a gift voucher that can be exchanged for books costing up to an amount given on the voucher
luncheon voucher, meal ticket - coupon redeemable at a restaurant and entitling the holder to a meal
twofer - a coupon that allows the holder to purchase two items (as two tickets to a play) for the price of one

voucher

noun ticket, token, coupon, pass, slip, chit, chitty (Brit. informal), docket The winners will each receive a voucher for a pair of cinema tickets.
Translations
قَسِيمَةمُسْتَنِد، إيصال، قَسيمَه
poukazkuponkupónlístekparagon
værdibevisvoucher
kuponkitositeetusetelikuitti
bon d’échangecouponrecuticket
vaučer
kvittun, úttektarmiîi
引換券
상품권
poukaz
bonkuponračun
kupong
phiếu

voucher

[ˈvaʊtʃəʳ] Nvale m (Comm) → bono m
luncheon/travel vouchervale m de comida/viaje

voucher

[ˈvaʊtʃər] n
(for meal, petrol)bon m
travel voucher → bon m de transport
(= receipt) → reçu m

voucher

n
(for cash, petrol, meals etc) → Gutschein m
(= receipt)Beleg m; (for debt) → Schuldschein m

voucher

[ˈvaʊtʃəʳ] nbuono, tagliando, coupon m inv
travel voucher → voucher m inv

vouch

(vautʃ) verb
1. to say that one is sure that something is fact or truth. Will you vouch for the truth of the statement?
2. to guarantee the honesty etc of (a person). My friends will vouch for me.
ˈvoucher noun
a piece of paper which confirms that a sum of money has been, or will be, paid. a sales voucher.

voucher

قَسِيمَة kupon værdibevis Gutschein απόδειξη πληρωμής vale kuponki coupon vaučer buono 引換券 상품권 voucher kupong kupon vale de oferta, vale-brinde расписка kupong ตั๋วหรือบัตรที่ใช้แทนเงินในการซื้อสินค้าที่ระบุ kupon phiếu 凭单

voucher

n. comprobante.
References in classic literature ?
So, to my fond faith, poor Pip, in this strange sweetness of his lunacy, brings heavenly vouchers of all our heavenly homes.
The gardener, who had been ordered to come to his master, with vouchers for money that he had paid in excess of his instructions, said his character was dear to him, and left the vouchers at his appointed time.
In writing by post to Magwitch - in New South Wales - or in communicating with him through Provis, have the goodness to mention that the particulars and vouchers of our long account shall be sent to you, together with the balance; for there is still a balance remaining.
The highest tax was upon men who are the greatest favourites of the other sex, and the assessments, according to the number and nature of the favours they have received; for which, they are allowed to be their own vouchers.
I might collect vouchers in abundance from the records and archives of every State in the Union.
All this was attentively observed by the listeners, who exchanged looks of approbation; and the expressions of “ tonguey mati,” and “I guess Squire Lippet knows if anybody does,” were heard in different parts of the room, as vouchers for the admiration of his auditors.
Fouquet not only pays what he does not owe, but that he does not even take care of vouchers for the sums that he has paid.
I'll cash it if you like, and send you the vouchers in proper order.
Thorpe's interest in the family, by his sister's approaching connection with one of its members, and his own views on another (circumstances of which he boasted with almost equal openness), seemed sufficient vouchers for his truth; and to these were added the absolute facts of the Allens being wealthy and childless, of Miss Morland's being under their care, and -- as soon as his acquaintance allowed him to judge -- of their treating her with parental kindness.
Not a copper farthing of the nation's money is spent or hoarded that is not ordered by a note, proved by vouchers, produced and re-produced on balance-sheets, and receipted for when paid; orders and receipts are registered on the rolls, and checked and verified by an army of men in spectacles.
The savings upon that annuity, and some other items to your credit, all duly carried to account, with vouchers, will place you in possession of a lump-sum of money, rather exceeding Seventeen Hundred Pounds.
I had been appointed ex-officio by the British Consul to take charge of her after a man who had died suddenly, leaving for the guidance of his successor some suspiciously un receipted bills, a few dry-dock estimates hinting at bribery, and a quantity of vouchers for three years' extravagant expenditure; all these mixed up to gether in a dusty old violin-case lined with ruby velvet.