vouch for


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Related to vouch for: pass up, hold forth, substantial meaning

vouch for someone or something

to support or back someone or something; to endorse someone or something. I can vouch for Tom. Irene will vouch for my honesty.

vouch for

v.
1. To give personal assurances of something or someone; give a guarantee of something or someone: I can't vouch for that company's reliability because I've never dealt with them.
2. To constitute supporting evidence for something; give substantiation for something: The candidate's strong record vouches for her ability.
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Moreover, Sir Bruce acknowledges that even where data did exist, he cannot vouch for its accuracy.
All I can vouch for is she was papery after my birth.
In an effort to minimize their risk, brokers typically ask CPAs to vouch for their clients with a letter supporting clients' claims.
As a good Democrat, I won't vouch for the former House Judiciary Committee chairman James Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.
Also, I cannot vouch for its long-term durability -- or any ground cover, for that matter -- if you wish to use it as a lawn.
In the 1950s African Americans attempting to register to vote needed someone already on the rolls to vouch for them; the catch was that any one voter could vouch for only three people a year.
I can personally vouch for the event, and I think the people who donate can tell that their money is going to an incredible cause.
As someone who reviewed the ballet's first night at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, on September 3, 1952, and whose wife danced in it, I can vouch for the revival's almost unexpected authenticity.
If professors think he is someone they can work with, they can vouch for him, which could give him a better chance of getting aid.
I vouch for his work, I vouch for his character and I urge you to stand with him and support him in the work that he's doing for families, for life, for the unborn, here in our nation's capital.
According to the Globe and Mail newspaper Graham had to wait while his staff found a way to vouch for his identity.
This elicited laughter from all within earshot (including myself), and especially Dan, who quipped, "I'll vouch for that.
I can't vouch for the integrity of any of the sites--I haven't used any of them, but it might be worth your time to check out some of them.
Several companies, including RSA Security, promote FIM software products, but I can't vouch for their quality as of this writing.
I feel sorry for men in certain situations, but don't forget there is another side to the coin as I'm sure lots of other women can vouch for.