covenant of warranty
Definition for covenant-of-warranty (2 of 2)
noun, plural war·ran·ties.
- a stipulation, explicit or implied, in assurance of some particular in connection with a contract, as of sale: an express warranty of the quality of goods.
- Also called covenant of warranty. a covenant in a deed to land by which the party conveying assures the grantee that he or she will enjoy the premises free from interference by any person claiming under a superior title.Compare quitclaim deed, warranty deed.
- (in the law of insurance) a statement or promise, made by the party insured, and included as an essential part of the contract, falsity or nonfulfillment of which renders the policy void.
- a judicial document, as a warrant or writ.
verb (used with object), war·ran·tied, war·ran·ty·ing.
Origin of warranty
British Dictionary definitions for covenant-of-warranty
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for warranty
Word Origin and History for covenant-of-warranty
mid-14c., legal term for various types of clauses in real estate transactions, from Anglo-French and Old North French warantie (Old French guarantie), from warant (see warrant (n.)).
Culture definitions for covenant-of-warranty
A guarantee of the quality of a product or service made by the seller to the buyer.