surety bond

noun

Definition of surety bond

: a bond guaranteeing performance of a contract or obligation

Examples of surety bond in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Bullock, one of the council members who has had a change of heart on the legislation, said he was swayed by a video circulated by opponents purportedly showing officials from surety bond company Rhino discussing its business practices. Emily Opilo, baltimoresun.com, 25 May 2021 Leak is free on a $20,000 non-surety bond and expected in court on June 4. Jessika Harkay, courant.com, 24 May 2021 Court records show he was being held on a $20,000 cash surety bond. Meredith Colias-pete, chicagotribune.com, 3 May 2021 He was released the following day on a surety bond, and then split town. Tresa Baldas, Detroit Free Press, 4 Mar. 2021 Newaygo County District Judge Melissa Dykman issued a $100,000 cash or surety bond and noted that in addition to his son, Saylor put his neighbors in harm’s way by keeping the explosives at his house. Zachary Halaschak, Washington Examiner, 9 Mar. 2021 Stutzman is free on a $60,000 non-surety bond and expected to appear in Hartford Superior Court on March 18. Jessika Harkay, courant.com, 5 Mar. 2021 According to jail records, Love-Robinson was released from Palm Beach County Jail on a surety bond Thursday evening. Rebekah Riess And Travis Caldwell, CNN, 2 Jan. 2021 He was released on a $10,000.00 non-surety bond, and his next court date is Dec. 29. Amanda Blanco, courant.com, 18 Dec. 2020

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First Known Use of surety bond

1911, in the meaning defined above

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4 Jun 2021

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“Surety bond.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surety%20bond. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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surety bond

Legal Definition of surety bond

— see bond sense 1a

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