as in contract
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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as in sponsor
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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“Surety.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2023.

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