What does vouchsafe mean?

Definitions for vouchsafevaʊtʃˈseɪf

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word vouchsafe.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. vouchsafe(verb)

    grant in a condescending manner

Wiktionary

  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

  4. Origin: [Vouch + safe, that is, to vouch or answer for safety.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Vouchsafe

    vowch-sāf, v.t. to vouch or warrant safe: to sanction or allow without danger: to condescend to grant.—v.i. to condescend.—n. Vouchsafe′ment.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vouchsafe in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vouchsafe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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