plural of surety
as in sponsors
a person who takes the responsibility for some other person or thing a mutual friend agreed to act as surety if I lent my cousin some money, since I wasn't certain that she'd be able to pay it back

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“Sureties.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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