Definitions for voucherˈvaʊ tʃər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vouch•erˈvaʊ tʃər(n.)

  1. a person or thing that vouches.

  2. a document, receipt, stamp, etc., that gives evidence of an expenditure.

    Category: Business

  3. a form authorizing a disbursement of cash or a credit against a future purchase or expense.

    Category: Business

  4. written authorization; credential.

  5. a piece of evidence or proof.

  6. (v.t.)to pay for or authorize by voucher.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Business

  7. to prepare a voucher for.

    Category: Business

Origin of voucher:

1525–35; < AF, n. use of inf.: to vouch

Princeton's WordNet

  1. voucher, verifier(noun)

    someone who vouches for another or for the correctness of a statement

  2. voucher(noun)

    a document that serves as evidence of some expenditure

  3. coupon, voucher(noun)

    a negotiable certificate that can be detached and redeemed as needed


  1. voucher(Noun)

    A piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount, or that can be exchanged for goods and services.

  2. voucher(Noun)

    A receipt.

  3. voucher(Noun)

    A person who vouches.

  4. voucher(Verb)

    To establish the authenticity of; to vouch for.

  5. voucher(Verb)

    To provide a vouch for (an expenditure).

  6. voucher(Verb)

    To provide (a beneficiary) with a voucher.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Voucher(noun)

    one who vouches, or gives witness or full attestation, to anything

  2. Voucher(noun)

    a book, paper, or document which serves to vouch the truth of accounts, or to confirm and establish facts of any kind; also, any acquittance or receipt showing the payment of a debt; as, the merchant's books are his vouchers for the correctness of his accounts; notes, bonds, receipts, and other writings, are used as vouchers in proving facts

  3. Voucher(noun)

    the act of calling in a person to make good his warranty of title in the old form of action for the recovery of lands

  4. Voucher(noun)

    the tenant in a writ of right; one who calls in another to establish his warranty of title. In common recoveries, there may be a single voucher or double vouchers


  1. Voucher

    A voucher is a bond which is worth a certain monetary value and which may be spent only for specific reasons or on specific goods. Examples include housing, travel, and food vouchers. The term voucher is also a synonym for receipt and is often used to refer to receipts used as evidence of, for example, the declaration that a service has been performed or that an expenditure has been made. The term is also commonly used for education vouchers, which are somewhat different.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'voucher' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4677

Translations for voucher

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a piece of paper which confirms that a sum of money has been, or will be, paid

a sales voucher.

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