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guaranty

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noun guar·an·ty \ˈger-ən-tē, ˈgär-, ˈga-rən-\

Definition of guaranty

plural

guaranties

  1. 1 :  an undertaking to answer for the payment of a debt or the performance of a duty of another in case of the other's default or miscarriage

  2. 2 :  guarantee 3

  3. 3 :  guarantor

  4. 4 :  something given as security (see security 2) :  pledge used our house as a guaranty for the loan

  5. 5 :  the protection of a right afforded by legal provision (as in a constitution)

Examples of guaranty in a Sentence

  1. this fridge comes with a money-back guaranty of complete customer satisfaction

  2. couples exchange engagement rings as a symbolic guaranty that they will marry

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Origin and Etymology of guaranty

Anglo-French garantie, from garantir, warentir to protect, warrant, guarantee — more at warrant


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guaranty

verb guar·an·ty

Definition of guaranty

guarantied

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guarantying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  guarantee

Examples of guaranty in a Sentence

  1. a house guarantied against termite damage

  2. a watch guarantied to be water-resistant to a depth of 100 feet

Origin and Etymology of guaranty

see 1guaranty


GUARANTY Defined for English Language Learners

guaranty

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Definition of guaranty for English Language Learners

  • law : a formal promise to pay a debt

  • : something that protects or maintains the existence of something else


Law Dictionary

guaranty

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noun guar·an·ty \ˈgar-ən-tē, ˈgär-\

Legal Definition of guaranty

plural

guaranties

  1. 1 :  a pledge to pay another's debt or to perform another's duty in case of the other's default or inadequate performance — compare letter of credit

  2. 2 :  guarantee 3

  3. 3 :  guarantor

  4. 4 :  something given as security :  pledge

  5. 5 :  the protection of a right afforded by legal provision (as in a constitution)

Origin and Etymology of guaranty

Old French garantie, from garantir to guarantee, from garant warrant



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