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English verb: vouch

1. vouch (communication) give personal assurance; guarantee

SamplesWill he vouch for me?.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)attest, bear witness, take the stand, testify

2. vouch (communication) give surety or assume responsibility

SamplesI vouch for the quality of my products.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE

Broader (hypernym)pledge, plight

Narrower (hyponym)bail, secure, stipulate

Verb groupassure, ensure, guarantee, insure, secure

3. vouch (communication) summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)cite, summon, summons

4. vouch (change) give supporting evidence

SamplesHe vouched his words by his deeds.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)affirm, confirm, corroborate, substantiate, support, sustain

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