guarantor

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noun guar·an·tor \ˌger-ən-ˈtȯr, ˌgär-, ˌga-rən-; ˈgar-ən-tər, ˈgär-, ˈga-rən-\

Definition of guarantor

  1. 1 :  one that gives a guaranty (see 1guarantee 3)

  2. 2 :  one that guarantees

Examples of guarantor in a sentence

  1. the town police force is the guarantor of our safety

Origin and Etymology of guarantor

see 1guaranty


First Known Use: circa 1828


GUARANTOR Defined for English Language Learners

guarantor

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noun guar·an·tor \ˌger-ən-ˈtȯr, ˌgär-, ˌga-rən-; ˈgar-ən-tər, ˈgär-, ˈga-rən-\

Definition of guarantor for English Language Learners

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


GUARANTOR Defined for Kids

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noun guar·an·tor \ˌger-ən-ˈtȯr, ˌgär-\

Definition of guarantor for Students

  1. :  a person who gives a guarantee


Law Dictionary

guarantor

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noun guar·an·tor \ˌgar-ən-ˈtȯr, ˌgär-; ˈgar-ən-tər, ˈgär-\

Legal Definition of guarantor

  1. :  one that makes or gives a guaranty



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