Vouchsafe meaning

vouch-sāf, vouchsāf
Vouchsafe is defined as to give or grant something as a favor.

An example of vouchsafe is letting a friend borrow your new car.

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To condescend to grant or bestow (something).
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To disclose or reveal.
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To be gracious enough or condescend to give or grant.

To vouchsafe a reply.

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To graciously give, to condescendingly grant a right, benefit, outcome, etc.; to deign to acknowledge.
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To receive or accept in condescension.
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To condescend (to do something); deign.
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Origin of vouchsafe

  • Middle English vouchen sauf to warrant as safe vouchen to warrant vouch sauf safe safe

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