Define: Voucher

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Definition: Voucher

Quick Summary of Voucher

A Voucher is a receipt for money, or any document that supports an entry in a book of accounts.

What is the dictionary definition of Voucher?

Dictionary Definition

  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.


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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Voucher. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. February 27, 2020
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Voucher. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: February 27, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Voucher. Retrieved February 27, 2020, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Voucher are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th January 2019.