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Meaning of "vouchsafe" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD VOUCHSAFE

Vouchen sauf.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF VOUCHSAFE

vouchsafe  [ˌvaʊtʃˈseɪf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VOUCHSAFE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vouchsafe is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb vouchsafe in English.

WHAT DOES VOUCHSAFE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of vouchsafe in the English dictionary

The first definition of vouchsafe in the dictionary is to give or grant or condescend to give or grant. Other definition of vouchsafe is to agree, promise, or permit, often graciously or condescendingly. Vouchsafe is also to warrant as being safe.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO VOUCHSAFE

PRESENT

Present
I vouchsafe
you vouchsafe
he/she/it vouchsafes
we vouchsafe
you vouchsafe
they vouchsafe
Present continuous
I am vouchsafing
you are vouchsafing
he/she/it is vouchsafing
we are vouchsafing
you are vouchsafing
they are vouchsafing
Present perfect
I have vouchsafed
you have vouchsafed
he/she/it has vouchsafed
we have vouchsafed
you have vouchsafed
they have vouchsafed
Present perfect continuous
I have been vouchsafing
you have been vouchsafing
he/she/it has been vouchsafing
we have been vouchsafing
you have been vouchsafing
they have been vouchsafing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I vouchsafed
you vouchsafed
he/she/it vouchsafed
we vouchsafed
you vouchsafed
they vouchsafed
Past continuous
I was vouchsafing
you were vouchsafing
he/she/it was vouchsafing
we were vouchsafing
you were vouchsafing
they were vouchsafing
Past perfect
I had vouchsafed
you had vouchsafed
he/she/it had vouchsafed
we had vouchsafed
you had vouchsafed
they had vouchsafed
Past perfect continuous
I had been vouchsafing
you had been vouchsafing
he/she/it had been vouchsafing
we had been vouchsafing
you had been vouchsafing
they had been vouchsafing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will vouchsafe
you will vouchsafe
he/she/it will vouchsafe
we will vouchsafe
you will vouchsafe
they will vouchsafe
Future continuous
I will be vouchsafing
you will be vouchsafing
he/she/it will be vouchsafing
we will be vouchsafing
you will be vouchsafing
they will be vouchsafing
Future perfect
I will have vouchsafed
you will have vouchsafed
he/she/it will have vouchsafed
we will have vouchsafed
you will have vouchsafed
they will have vouchsafed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been vouchsafing
you will have been vouchsafing
he/she/it will have been vouchsafing
we will have been vouchsafing
you will have been vouchsafing
they will have been vouchsafing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would vouchsafe
you would vouchsafe
he/she/it would vouchsafe
we would vouchsafe
you would vouchsafe
they would vouchsafe
Conditional continuous
I would be vouchsafing
you would be vouchsafing
he/she/it would be vouchsafing
we would be vouchsafing
you would be vouchsafing
they would be vouchsafing
Conditional perfect
I would have vouchsafe
you would have vouchsafe
he/she/it would have vouchsafe
we would have vouchsafe
you would have vouchsafe
they would have vouchsafe
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been vouchsafing
you would have been vouchsafing
he/she/it would have been vouchsafing
we would have been vouchsafing
you would have been vouchsafing
they would have been vouchsafing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you vouchsafe
we let´s vouchsafe
you vouchsafe
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to vouchsafe
Past participle
vouchsafed
Present Participle
vouchsafing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH VOUCHSAFE


bathyscaphe
ˈbæθɪˌskeɪf
chafe
tʃeɪf
enchafe
ɪnˈtʃeɪf
mesoscaphe
ˈmɛsəʊˌskeɪf
mortsafe
ˈmɔːtˌseɪf
ozone-safe
ˌəʊzəʊnˈseɪf
safe
seɪf
seif
seɪf
SHAEF
ʃeɪf
skyf
skeɪf
strafe
streɪf
supersafe
ˌsuːpərˈseɪf
superwaif
ˈsuːpəˌweɪf
treif
treɪf
ultrasafe
ˌʌltrəˈseɪf
unsafe
ʌnˈseɪf
waif
weɪf
worksafe
ˌwɜːkˈseɪf

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VOUCHSAFE

voting share
votive
votive candle
votively
votiveness
votress
Votyak
vouch
vouchee
voucher
vouchsafement
vouge
voulge
voulu
voussoir
Vouvray
vow
vowel
vowel gradation
vowel mutation

WORDS THAT END LIKE VOUCHSAFE

a dog´s life
agrafe
carafe
come to life
Coolgardie safe
fail-safe
for dear life
housewife
knife
life
meat safe
midwife
night safe
nightlife
play safe
real life
real-life
to the life
wife
wildlife

Synonyms and antonyms of vouchsafe in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «VOUCHSAFE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «vouchsafe» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of vouchsafe
accord · cede · grant · yield

Translation of «vouchsafe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VOUCHSAFE

Find out the translation of vouchsafe to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vouchsafe from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vouchsafe» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

赐予
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

vouchsafe
570 millions of speakers

English

vouchsafe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सम्मानित करना
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

إمنح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Сподоби
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Vouchsafe
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বেচ্ছায় রাজী হত্তয়া
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

condescendre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Vouchsafe
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vouchsafe
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

賜る
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

해주십시오
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Vouchsafe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ban cho người nào
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அருள்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Vouchsafe
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ihsan etmek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Degnati
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

vouchsafe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сподоби
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Binevoiește
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

παραχωρώ
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

verwaardigen
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vouchsafe
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

verdiget
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vouchsafe

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VOUCHSAFE»

The term «vouchsafe» is quite widely used and occupies the 42.180 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VOUCHSAFE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «vouchsafe» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «vouchsafe» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vouchsafe

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VOUCHSAFE»

Discover the use of vouchsafe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vouchsafe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Essential Lutheran Prayer Book
That Thou wouldst vouchsafe to give to all nations unity, peace, and concord: We beseech Thee to hear us. That Thou wouldst vouchsafe to direct and protect the President (or “King,” “Queen,” etc.) and his counselors: We beseech Thee to ...
Latif Haki Gaba
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Divine Worship in England in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth ...
That Thou wouldest vouchsafe to govern and defend Thy [Holy1] Church. We beseech Thee." "That Thou wouldest vouchsafe to preserve our Apostolic Lord, and all orders of the Church, in Thy Holy Religion. We beseech Thee." " That Thou ...
John David Chambers, 1877
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The Encheiridion, or daily hours of private devotion, ...
That Thy mercy and goodness may alway preserve us : We beseech Thee hear us. That Thou wouldest vouchsafe to govern and defend Thy Holy Church : We beseech, &c. That Thou wouldest vouchsafe to preserve our Primate, Archbishops, ...
Hours Salisbury, John David Chambers, 1860
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A Concordance to the Book of Common Prayer, According to the ...
VOUCHSAFE. WAX. 10, 35, 1 -Both now and ever vouchsafe to hear us 11, 38, 1 -vouchsafe, we beseech thee so to direct 4 1 , 2- Vouchsafe to bless the lands and multiply 14, 224, 1; 19, 276, 1 -vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to 236.1- ...
J. Courtney Jones, 1898
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A Concordance to the Book of Common Prayer: According to the ...
VOUCHSAFE. 160 WAX. 1o, 35,1-Both now and ever vouchsafe to bear us 11, 38, 1-vouchsafe, we beseech thee so to direct 41, 2- Vouchsafe to bless the lands and multiply 14,224,1; 19, 276, 1-vouchsafe, we beseech thee, to 236.
Joseph Courtney Jones, 1898
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The book of common prayer in its history and interpretation
L That thou vouchsafe to bring us to true repentance, That thou vouchsafe to govern and preserve thy holy church, That thou vouchsafe to preserve our apostolic prelate, and all ecclesiastical orders in holy religion, That thou vouchsafe to ...
Richard Paul Blakeney, 1870
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The Book of Common Prayer, in Its History and ...
That thou spare us, That thou pardon us, That thou vouchsafe to bring us to true repentance, That thou vouchsafe to govern and preserve thy holy church, That thou vouchsafe to preserve our apostolic prelate, and an ecclesiastical orders in  ...
Richard Paul BLAKENEY, 1865
8
The Month of June, Devoted to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. ...
That thou vouchsafe to give peace and true concord to Christian kings and princes That thou vouchsafe to grant peace and unity to all Chris- > tian people That thou vouchsafe to confirm and preserve us in thy holy service That thou lift up our ...
‎1845
9
The psalter, o# Seven o#dinary hours of prayer according to ...
That thy mercy and goodness may keep us We beseech Thee hear us That Thou wouldest vouchsafe to govern and defend thy [Holy c] Church We beseech Thee That Thou wouldest vouchsafe to preserve our Apostolic Lord, and all orders of ...
Catholic Church, John David Chambers, 1852
10
With God: A Book of Prayers and Reflections
That Thou wouldst pardon us,1 That Thou wouldst vouchsafe to bring us to true penance, That Thou wouidst vouchsafe to govern and preserve Thy holy Church, That thou wouldst vouchsafe to preserve our Apostolic Prelate and all ...
Francis Xavier Lasance, 1911

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VOUCHSAFE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vouchsafe is used in the context of the following news items.
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House committee gets more submissions on NGOs funding issue
... require civil society groups, special interest groups and lobby groups -- in keeping with emerging global financial and ethical requirements -- to vouchsafe and ... «Jamaica Observer, Aug 15»
2
Peter Espeut: Paying the Pryce of hypocrisy
There is a resolution before Jamaica's Parliament, brought by a government MP as a private member's motion, which seeks to "vouchsafe and protect Jamaica's ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
3
Meet the Man Chinese Stock Investors Love to Hate
Xiao's job, after all, is to ensure the integrity and smooth functioning of markets, not to vouchsafe their continued rise. But Xiao also bears some responsibility for ... «Foreign Policy, Jul 15»
4
Bitcoin's Value Isn't Currency, It's Technology
... Visa Visa, MasterCard MasterCard, or a bank to vouchsafe trustworthiness. So far it is at best adequate on scalability and convenience (the system can handle ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
5
Obergefell dissents | Letter
It validates male licentiousness, and subjugates women, not something that, at first blush, the Constitutions would vouchsafe. The analogy is also logically ... «NJ.com, Jul 15»
6
Capture, Smear, Contaminate: The Politics Of GMOs
“Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food. Our interest is in selling as much of it as possible. Assuring its safety is the FDA's job” – Phil ... «Center for Research on Globalization, Jun 15»
7
Homeless Services' lunatic perv dump
DHS has proven that it can't vouchsafe for the security of the community in which its shelters are located or even of shelter workers. In April, The Post reported ... «New York Post, Jun 15»
8
Music of the Baroque wraps season powerfully with war-inspired …
In the penultimate section, “Vouchsafe, o Lord,” he brought a wonderful even line and natural eloquence to the text's plea for mercy. Soprano Sarah Gartshore ... «Chicago Classical Review, May 15»
9
Mandate to Stun Animals After Kosher Slaughter
... perhaps should be most eager to act as a sentry for millions of people is not leading the way to vouchsafe the highest sanctity of the food production process. «Huffington Post, May 15»
10
The Day After Earth Day
To forestall congressional action, the film industry invited American Humane Association monitors to vouchsafe its conduct. Heaven's Gate (1980). Oversight was ... «Willamette Week, Apr 15»

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