vouchsafement
noun see vouchsafe

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Vouchsafement — Vouch*safe ment, n. The act of vouchsafing, or that which is vouchsafed; a gift or grant in condescension. Glanvill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • vouchsafement — index concession (authorization), consent, disposition (transfer of property), indulgence, leave (permission) …   Law dictionary

  • vouchsafement — mənt noun ( s) archaic : an act or instance of vouchsafing : boon, concession a merciful vouchsafement from God to mankind Thomas Amory the sovereign vouchsafement of mercy to some R.W.Hamilton …   Useful english dictionary

  • vouchsafement — See vouchsafe. * * * …   Universalium

  • vouchsafement — vouch·safe·ment …   English syllables

  • vouchsafe — vouchsafement, n. /vowch sayf /, v., vouchsafed, vouchsafing. v.t. 1. to grant or give, as by favor, graciousness, or condescension: to vouchsafe a reply to a question. 2. to allow or permit, as by favor or graciousness: They vouchsafed his… …   Universalium

  • Permission — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Permission >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 permission permission leave Sgm: N 1 allowance allowance sufferance Sgm: N 1 tolerance tolerance toleration Sgm: N 1 liberty liberty law license …   English dictionary for students

  • vouchsafe — transitive verb (vouchsafed; vouchsafing) Etymology: Middle English vouchen sauf to grant, consent, deign, from Anglo French voucher salf Date: 14th century 1. a. to grant or furnish often in a gracious or condescending manner b. to give by way… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Intercession — • To go or come between two parties, to plead before one of them on behalf of the other Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Intercession     Intercession (Mediation)      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • consent — con·sent n 1 a: compliance in or approval of what is done or proposed by another; specif: the voluntary agreement or acquiescence by a person of age or with requisite mental capacity who is not under duress or coercion and usu. who has knowledge… …   Law dictionary

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