vouchered


vouchered

noun

  1. a person or thing that vouches.
  2. a document, receipt, stamp, or the like, that gives evidence of an expenditure.
  3. a form authorizing a disbursement of cash or a credit against a purchase or expense to be made in the future.
  4. written authorization; credential.
  5. a piece of evidence or proof.
  6. Early English Law.
    1. a person called into court to warrant another’s title.
    2. the act of vouching another person to make good a warranty.

verb (used with object)

  1. to pay for, guarantee, or authorize by voucher.
  2. to prepare a voucher for.

noun

  1. a document serving as evidence for some claimed transaction, as the receipt or expenditure of money
  2. British a ticket or card serving as a substitute for casha gift voucher
  3. a person or thing that vouches for the truth of some statement, etc
  4. any of certain documents that various groups of British nationals born outside Britain must obtain in order to settle in Britain
  5. English law obsolete
    1. the summoning into court of a person to warrant a title to property
    2. the person so summoned
n.

originally “summoning of a person into court to warrant the title to a property;” see vouch. Meaning “receipt from a business transaction” is first attested 1690s; sense of “document which can be exchanged for goods or services” is attested from 1947.

A credit of a certain monetary value that can be used only for a specified purpose, such as to pay for housing or for food. Food stamps are a kind of voucher.

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