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 for vouch
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vouch \Vouch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Vouched; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Vouching.] [OE. vouchen, OF. vochier to call, fr. L. vocare
     to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice. See Voice, and cf.
     Avouch.]
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     1. To call; to summon. [Obs.]
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              [They] vouch (as I might say) to their aid the
              authority of the writers.             --Sir T.
                                                    Elyot.
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     2. To call upon to witness; to obtest.
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              Vouch the silent stars and conscious moon. --Dryden.
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     3. To warrant; to maintain by affirmations; to attest; to
        affirm; to avouch.
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              They made him ashamed to vouch the truth of the
              relation, and afterwards to credit it. --Atterbury.
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     4. To back; to support; to confirm; to establish.
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              Me damp horror chilled
              At such bold words vouched with a deed so bold.
                                                    --Milton.
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     5. (Law) To call into court to warrant and defend, or to make
        good a warranty of title.
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              He vouches the tenant in tail, who vouches over the
              common vouchee.                       --Blackstone.
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     Syn: To obtest; declare; affirm; attest; warrant; confirm;
          asseverate; aver; protest; assure.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vouch \Vouch\, v. i.
     1. To bear witness; to give testimony or full attestation.
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              He will not believe her until the elector of Hanover
              shall vouch for the truth of what she has . . .
              affirmed.                             --Swift.
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     2. To assert; to aver; to declare. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Vouch \Vouch\, n.
     Warrant; attestation. [Obs.]
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           The vouch of very malice itself.         --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  vouch
      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, vouch]
      3: summon (a vouchee) into court to warrant or defend a title
      4: give supporting evidence; "He vouched his words by his deeds"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "vouch":
     acknowledge, affirm, affirmance, affirmation, allegation, allege,
     and candle, announcement, annunciation, assert under oath,
     assertion, asseverate, asseveration, assure, attest, aver,
     averment, avouch, avouchment, avow, avowal, back up, bear witness,
     book, certify, conclusion, confirm, corroborate, countersign,
     creed, declaration, depone, depose, dictum, disclose, endorse,
     enunciation, give evidence, guarantee, ipse dixit, kiss the book,
     make a promise, manifesto, pledge, plight, position,
     position paper, positive declaration, predicate, predication,
     proclamation, profession, promise, pronouncement, proposition,
     protest, protestation, prove, say, say-so, saying, sponsor, stance,
     stand, statement, substantiate, support, swear, swear by bell,
     swear the truth, swear to, swear to God, swear to goodness,
     testify, troth, underwrite, uphold, utterance, verify, vouch for,
     vow, warrant, witness, word
  
  

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