guarantor

noun
guar·​an·​tor | \ ˌger-ən-ˈtȯr How to pronounce guarantor (audio) , ˌgär-, ˌga-rən-; ˈger-ən-tər, ˈgär-, ˈga-rən- How to pronounce guarantor (audio) \

Definition of guarantor

1 : one that gives a guaranty (see guarantee entry 1 sense 3)
2 : one that guarantees

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Examples of guarantor in a Sentence

the town police force is the guarantor of our safety
Recent Examples on the Web Kankurang, as guarantor of order and justice and protector against the evil spirits, ensures transmission and teaching of the Mandinka cultural identity. Arkansas Online, 30 Oct. 2021 Nuland later told an airport news conference that an impartial judiciary is the guarantor of all rights, in apparent criticism of Hezbollah. Time, 15 Oct. 2021 Nuland later told an airport news conference that an impartial judiciary is the guarantor of all rights, in apparent criticism of Hezbollah. Time, 15 Oct. 2021 Nuland later told an airport news conference that an impartial judiciary is the guarantor of all rights, in apparent criticism of Hezbollah. NBC News, 14 Oct. 2021 Nuland later told an airport news conference that an impartial judiciary is the guarantor of all rights, in apparent criticism of Hezbollah. Zeina Karam And Sarah El Deeb, Anchorage Daily News, 14 Oct. 2021 Evergrande said Tuesday that two of its subsidiaries failed to discharge their obligations as guarantor for around 934 million yuan, the equivalent of $145 million, of wealth management products issued by third parties. Jacky Wong, WSJ, 14 Sep. 2021 But that endorsement isn't a guarantor of victory -- no matter what Trump says. Chris Cillizza, CNN, 28 July 2021 The real work and signal accomplishment of the Declaration of Independence is not as a guarantor of an equal society in America but as establishing a premise and framework upon which to build a better, equal-opportunity society in America. Star Tribune, 31 July 2021

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First Known Use of guarantor

circa 1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for guarantor

see guaranty entry 1

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The first known use of guarantor was circa 1828

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18 Nov 2021

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“Guarantor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guarantor. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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More Definitions for guarantor

guarantor

noun

English Language Learners Definition of guarantor

: a person who promises to pay back a loan if the original borrower does not pay it back

guarantor

noun
guar·​an·​tor | \ ˌger-ən-ˈtȯr How to pronounce guarantor (audio) , ˌgär- \

Kids Definition of guarantor

: a person who gives a guarantee

guarantor

noun
guar·​an·​tor | \ ˌgar-ən-ˈtȯr, ˌgär-; ˈgar-ən-tər, ˈgär- How to pronounce guarantor (audio) \

Legal Definition of guarantor

: one that makes or gives a guaranty

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