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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 vouch /ˈvaʊʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vouch, v. i.
 1. To bear witness; to give testimony or full attestation.
    He will not believe her until the elector of Hanover shall vouch for the truth of what she has . . . affirmed.   --Swift.
 2. To assert; to aver; to declare.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vouch, n. Warrant; attestation.  [Obs.]
    The vouch of very malice itself.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Vouch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vouched p. pr. & vb. n. Vouching.]
 1. To call; to summon.  [Obs.]
    [They] vouch (as I might say) to their aid the authority of the writers.   --Sir T. Elyot.
 2. To call upon to witness; to obtest.
    Vouch the silent stars and conscious moon.   --Dryden.
 3. To warrant; to maintain by affirmations; to attest; to affirm; to avouch.
    They made him ashamed to vouch the truth of the relation, and afterwards to credit it.   --Atterbury.
 4. To back; to support; to confirm; to establish.
 Me damp horror chilled
 At such bold words vouched with a deed so bold.   --Milton.
 5. Law To call into court to warrant and defend, or to make good a warranty of title.
    He vouches the tenant in tail, who vouches over the common vouchee.   --Blackstone.
 Syn: -- To obtest; declare; affirm; attest; warrant; confirm; asseverate; aver; protest; assure.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: give personal assurance; guarantee; "Will he vouch for me?"
      2: give surety or assume responsibility; "I vouch for the
         quality of my products" [syn: guarantee]
      3: summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
      4: give supporting evidence; "He vouched his words by his