voucher
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈvaʊtʃə(ɹ)/
Noun

voucher (plural vouchers)

  1. A piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount, or that can be exchanged for goods and services.
  2. A receipt.
  3. One who or that which vouches.
    • 1836, The New Sporting Magazine (volume 11, page 227)
      To the fashionable world he cannot be a stranger […] and his having married a sister of the Duke of Leeds is a voucher for my assertion.
  4. (advertising) A copy of a published advertisement sent by the agency to the client as proof of publication.
    • 2014, Nigel Linacre, Advertising for Account Holders (RLE Marketing) (page 9)
      Most agencies also have a vouchers department. It is its responsibility to obtain a copy of every advertisement that appears in print. It supplies the accounts department with the relevant newspaper or magazine, which is affixed to the agency's invoice for the space.
  5. (historical) A mechanical device used in shops for automatically registering the amount of money drawn.
Synonyms
  • (piece of paper that entitles the holder to a discount) coupon
Translations Translations Verb

voucher (vouchers, present participle vouchering; past and past participle vouchered)

  1. (transitive) To establish the authenticity of; to vouch for.
  2. (transitive) To provide a vouch for (an expenditure).
  3. (transitive) To provide (a beneficiary) with a voucher.
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