- A document granting a certain amount of money per child from public education funds is an example of a voucher.
- A coupon for a free sandwich is an example of a voucher.
- A receipt indicating what you spent on lunch is an example of a voucher.
The definition of a voucher is a document that entitles you to something or that serves as proof of some expense.
- a person who vouches, as for the truth of a statement
- a paper serving as evidence or proof; specif., a receipt or statement attesting to the expenditure or receipt of money, the accuracy of an account, etc.
- ⌂ a document granting a family a certain sum per child, from public education funds, for use as partial tuition to a private or parochial school
Origin of vouchersubstantive use of Anglo-French voucher, to vouch
- A piece of substantiating evidence; a proof.
- A written record of expenditure, disbursement, or completed transaction.
- A written authorization or certificate, especially one exchangeable for cash or representing a credit against future expenditures.
transitive verbvouch·ered, vouch·er·ing, vouch·ers
- To substantiate or authenticate with evidence.
- To prepare a voucher for: properly vouchering each transaction.
- To issue a voucher to: a company that vouchers employees when the payroll cannot be met.
(third-person singular simple present vouchers, present participle vouchering, simple past and past participle vouchered)
vouch +"Ž -er