Definitions of "Avouch"

To declare the provable truth or validity of; affirm. transitive verb

To corroborate or confirm; vouch for. transitive verb

To accept responsibility for (an action, for example); acknowledge. transitive verb

To avow; confess. transitive verb

Evidence; testimony; assurance. noun

To affirm or acknowledge openly; declare or assert with positiveness; proclaim.

To admit, confess, or avow.

To maintain, vindicate, or justify; make good; answer for; establish; guarantee; substantiate.

To appeal to, or cite as proof or warrant: as, to avouch the authorities on any subject.

To give assurance or guaranty; vouch: as, “I can avouch for her reputation,”

Evidence; declaration. noun

To appeal to; to cite or claim as authority. transitive verb

The word "Avouch" in example sentences

“There can be no better rede, and we will all avouch it,” said the citizens. The Fair Maid of Perth

“I will be open with you, my father — bid these men stand out of ear-shot, and I will tell you all I know of this mysterious business; and muse not, good father, though it may pass thy wit to expound it, for I avouch to you it is too dark for mine own.” The Monastery

We do not hear you avouch your own knowledge of this matter, further than your belief resting upon the demeanour of this hound towards the Marquis of Montserrat. The Talisman

The Duke had now recovered his breath, and was able to sit up and give attention to what passed betwixt Dunois and Crawford, while the former pleaded eagerly that there was no occasion to mention in the matter the name of the most noble Orleans, while he was ready to take the whole blame on his own shoulders, and to avouch that the Duke had only come thither in friendship to him. Quentin Durward

Then the Kazi bade silence the women and said to the prisoner, “These folk avouch that thou didst enter their dwelling-house and steal their goods: belike thou stolest less than a quarter dinar221?” The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

They avouch that every element and different state of being have animals resembling those of another element, as there be fishes at sea resembling Monks of late order in all their hoods and dresses, so as the Roman invention of good and bad daemons and guardian angels particularly assigned, is called by them ane ignorant mistake, springing only from this originall. A Legend of Montrose

Then Affan and Bulukiya fared on for the hills where grew the herbs; and, as they went about with the Queen, each plant they passed began to speak and avouch its virtues by permission of Allah the Most High. The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

Fear makes our imagination conceive what it list, invites the devil to come to us, as [1667] Agrippa and Cardan avouch, and tyranniseth over our phantasy more than all other affections, especially in the dark. Anatomy of Melancholy

Ne'er shall woman avouch herself so rightly beloved, Poems and Fragments

    Hewn, so stories avouch, in a mountain's kernel; an hero Poems and Fragments

Thirty years ago the opinion had millions of supporters; while millions again were ready to avouch the exact contrary. The Paris Sketch Book

Ne'er shall woman avouch herself so rightly beloved, Poems and Fragments

    Hewn, so stories avouch, in a mountain's kernel; an hero Poems and Fragments

This Zeno will avouch for me, and Crato too, who confine sick persons to a fish diet, as of all others the lightest sort of meat. Symposiacs

If you be her husband, as you seeme to avouch, I will bring her to you, for you appeare to be a worthy The Decameron

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