1 grant in a condescending manner
2 promise or agree condescendingly, as a special favor
- Rhymes with: -eɪf
- 1610 — William
Cymbeline, ii 3 (First Folio)
- I haue aſſayl'd her with Muſickes, but ſhe vouchſafes no notice.
- 1674 — John Milton,
Lost, book V
- som great behest from Heav'nTo us perhaps he brings, and will voutsafeThis day to be our Guest.
- W.E.B. Du
- Hear my cry, O God the Reader; vouchsafe that his book fall not stillborn into the world wilderness.
Condescendingly grant a right
- German: gewähren
- Polish: zaszczycić
- Portuguese: permitir
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