Voucher
Voucher Vouch"er, n. 1. One who vouches, or gives witness or full attestation, to anything. [1913 Webster]

Will his vouchers vouch him no more? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

The great writers of that age stand up together as vouchers for one another's reputation. --Spectator. [1913 Webster]

2. 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. [1913 Webster]

3. (Law) (a) 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. (b) 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. --Blackstone. [1913 Webster]

4. A document attesting to a credit against certain defined expenditures; a recipt for prepayment; -- often used in pre-arranged travel plans, to provide evidence of pre-payment of the cost of lodging, transportation, or meals. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • voucher — vouch‧er [ˈvaʊtʆə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. a ticket that can be used instead of money for a particular purpose: voucher for • The tour price includes a voucher for a meal in a pub of your choice. • She was given a travel voucher from Belfast to… …   Financial and business terms

  • voucher — vouch·er / vau̇ chər/ n [Anglo French, summoning of a person to guarantee title, from voucher to summon] 1: a documentary record of a business transaction 2: a written affidavit or authorization 3: a form or check indicating a credit against… …   Law dictionary

  • voucher — s.n. Document de călătorie eliberat unui turist de o agenţie de turism, reprezentând contravaloarea serviciilor prestate. [pr.: váu cer] (din engl. voucher < engl. vouch = a asigura, a garanta; a dovedi < engl. medie vouchen = a chema în… …   Dicționar Român

  • voucher — ● voucher nom masculin (anglais voucher, reçu) Bon émis par une agence de voyages, et donnant droit à certains services. voucher [vuʃœʀ; vuʃɛʀ] n. m. ÉTYM. V. 1970; mot angl. « reçu, récépissé », de to vouch, du lat. vocare « appeler ». ❖ ♦ …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • voucher — [vou′chər] n. [substantive use of Anglo Fr voucher, to VOUCH] 1. a person who vouches, as for the truth of a statement 2. a paper serving as evidence or proof; specif., a receipt or statement attesting to the expenditure or receipt of money, the… …   English World dictionary

  • Voucher — (englisch, [ˈvaʊtʃə]) steht für: Eintrittskarte Gewährsmann ein geldwerter Gutschein, der zum Konsum der darauf festgehaltenen Leistungen berechtigt Rechnungsbeleg Zahlungsbeleg Siehe auch: Vaucher …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • voucher — / vaʊtʃə/, it. / vautʃer/ s. ingl. [der. di (to ) vouch attestare, garantire , lat. vocare chiamare ], usato in ital. al masch. (comm.) [documento rilasciato da un agenzia di viaggio come attestazione del diritto a usufruire di determinati… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • voucher — originally summoning of a person into court to warrant the title to a property; see VOUCH (Cf. vouch). Meaning receipt from a business transaction is first attested 1690s; sense of document which can be exchanged for goods or services is attested …   Etymology dictionary

  • voucher — |váuchèr| s. m. 1. Documento que comprova o pagamento e o direito a um serviço ou a um produto. 2. Vale de desconto. • Plural: vouchers.   ‣ Etimologia: palavra inglesa …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • voucher — /ˈvautʃer, ingl. ˈvautʃə(r)/ [vc. ingl., «tagliando, buono», da to vouch «garantire, attestare»] s. m. inv. buono, tagliando, coupon (fr.) …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

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