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1 a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation
  • gave his surety that he would pay back the loan if his sister was unable to for any reason

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2 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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3 a state of mind in which one is free from doubt
  • I can't tell you the year in which that event happened with any great surety

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The first known use of surety was in the 14th century

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“Surety.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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