Definitions for vouchsafevaʊtʃˈseɪf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vouch•safevaʊtʃˈseɪf(v.t.)-safed, -saf•ing.

  1. to grant or give, as by favor, graciousness, or condescension:

    to vouchsafe a reply.

  2. to allow or permit, as by favor or graciousness.

Origin of vouchsafe:

1275–1325; ME phrase vouche sauf. See vouch , safe


Princeton's WordNet

  1. vouchsafe(verb)

    grant in a condescending manner


  1. vouchsafe(Verb)

    To graciously give, to condescendingly grant a right, benefit, outcome, etc.; to deign to acknowledge.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Vouchsafe(verb)

    to condescend to grant; to concede; to bestow

  2. Vouchsafe(verb)

    to receive or accept in condescension

  3. Vouchsafe(verb)

    to condescend; to deign; to yield; to descend or stoop


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