Meaning of voucher

vouch•er

Pronunciation: (vou'chur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that vouches.
  2. a document, receipt, stamp, or the like, that gives evidence of an expenditure.
  3. a form authorizing a disbursement of cash or a credit against a purchase or expense to be made in the future.
  4. written authorization; credential.
  5. a piece of evidence or proof.
    1. a person called into court to warrant another's title.
    2. the act of vouching another person to make good a warranty.
—v.t.
  1. to pay for, guarantee, or authorize by voucher.
  2. to prepare a voucher for.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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