Definition of vouchsafe in English:

vouchsafe

Syllabification: vouch·safe
Pronunciation: /vouCHˈsāf, ˈvouCHˌsāf
 
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verb

[with two objects]
  • 1Give or grant (something) to (someone) in a gracious or condescending manner: it is a blessing vouchsafed him by heaven
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    • If they fall into that delusion, they are doomed and no second reprieve will be vouchsafed them.
    • Recall the exaggerated influence vouchsafed, not too long ago, to psychoanalytic theory.
    • We believe that artists are somehow vouchsafed the ability to tap into a greater knowledge of the human condition and impart this to us.
  • 1.1 [with object] Reveal or disclose (information): you’d never vouchsafed that interesting tidbit before
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    • He claimed that he had been informed that Funfack had indeed been Deputy Chief Medical Officer but he did not vouchsafe who provided that information.
    • He didn't vouchsafe any further information, and Wendy certainly wasn't going to pry.
    • He also vouchsafed to them that police surveillance of Mr Lillie had revealed nothing suspicious.

Origin

Middle English: originally as the phrase vouch something safe on someone, i.e., 'warrant the secure conferment of (something on someone)'.

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