Avouch meaning

ə-vouch
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To declare the provable truth or validity of; affirm.

She avouched that she herself was innocent.

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To corroborate or confirm; vouch for.

Has this report been avouched?

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To avow; confess.
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To accept responsibility for (an action, for example); acknowledge.
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To vouch for; guarantee.
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To declare the truth of; assert; affirm.
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To acknowledge openly; avow.
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To acknowledge deliberately; to admit; to confess; to sanction.
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To confirm or verify, to affirm the validity of.
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To appeal to; to cite or claim as authority.
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Origin of avouch

  • Middle English avouchen to cite as a warrant from Old French avochier from Latin advocāre to summon advocate

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French avouchier, from Latin advocāre, present active infinitive of advocō.

    From Wiktionary