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Definition of vouchsafe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



, NAmE//ˈvaʊtʃseɪf//
vouchsafe something (to somebody) vouchsafe somebody something vouchsafe that… + speech (old-fashioned or formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they vouchsafe
he / she / it vouchsafes
past simple vouchsafed
-ing form vouchsafing
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to give, offer, or tell something to someone, especially in order to give them a special advantage He vouchsafed to me certain family secrets.
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