avouching

  • 1 Avouching — Avouch A*vouch , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Avouched} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Avouching}.] [OF. avochier, LL. advocare to recognize the existence of a thing, to advocate, fr. L. advocare to call to; ad + vocare to call. Cf. {Avow} to declare, {Advocate} …

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  • 2 avouching — v. guarantee; declare to be true …

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  • 3 avouching — …

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  • 4 Avouch — A*vouch , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Avouched} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Avouching}.] [OF. avochier, LL. advocare to recognize the existence of a thing, to advocate, fr. L. advocare to call to; ad + vocare to call. Cf. {Avow} to declare, {Advocate}, and… …

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  • 5 Avouched — Avouch A*vouch , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Avouched} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Avouching}.] [OF. avochier, LL. advocare to recognize the existence of a thing, to advocate, fr. L. advocare to call to; ad + vocare to call. Cf. {Avow} to declare, {Advocate} …

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  • 6 Avouchment — A*vouch ment, n. The act of avouching; positive declaration. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 avouchment — noun Date: 1574 an act of avouching ; avowal …

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  • 8 avouchment — noun a) The act of avouching. b) A positive declaration …

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  • 9 saying — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. saw, maxim, proverb, adage, epigram, dictum, ipse dixit. See affirmation. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. mentioning, making clear, revealing, pointing out, giving out, remarking, noting, announcing,… …

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  • 10 avouch — (v.) late 15c., from M.Fr. avochier call upon as authority, in Old French call (to court), advocate, plead (a case), from L. advocare call to as a witness (see ADVOCATE (Cf. advocate)). Avouch, which is no longer in common use, means guarantee,… …

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  • 11 avouchment — n. avowal; statement that asserts the truth of something; an act of avouching …

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  • 12 avouchments — n. avowal; statement that asserts the truth of something; an act of avouching …

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  • 13 affirmative — a. 1. That affirms, assertory, assertorical, declarative, declaratory, asseverating, avouching. 2. Confirmative, confirmatory, ratifying, approving, establishing, indorsing. 3. (Alg.) Positive, not negative, additive, not subtractive …

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