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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.


Synonymsguarantee


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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