verb (used with object), guar·an·teed, guar·an·tee·ing.
- guar gum,
- guaranteed annual income,
- guaranteed annual wage,
- guaranteed bond,
- guaranteed stock
Origin of guarantee
Examples from the Web for guaranteed
So these fighters were not guaranteed the same protections afforded POWs.
If we fail, the ugly, cynical situation is guaranteed to get worse for decades to come.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now|John Avlon|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One-hundred percent of us take it as guaranteed; 60 percent of us take it for granted.
The Theater Wing is guaranteed 60 seconds where they get to talk shop.Oscars Host Neil Patrick Harris on His Best and Worst Emcee Moments (VIDEO)|Neil Patrick Harris|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dressing up as an angel around a really old person is guaranteed to make them think they're on their way out, said Rivers.Melissa Rivers: Life After Joan—A Funny, Moving Celebration on a Special 'Fashion Police'|Tim Teeman|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In evidence of my satisfaction I gave him a bottle of Scopolo, which Leah guaranteed pure.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
The servant is expected to obey and is guaranteed protection and support for his service.The Bible Book by Book|Josiah Blake Tidwell
On the one hand it guaranteed to the possessors full property in the public lands which they held.Public Lands and Agrarian Laws of the Roman Republic|Andrew Stephenson
Percy had two or three Good Things that were guaranteed to go through.People You Know|George Ade
Besides, even if their financial support were guaranteed, at present a more serious obstacle would present itself.
- a person, company, etc, to whom a guarantee is made
- a person, company, etc, who gives a guarantee
verb -tees, -teeing or -teed (mainly tr)
Word Origin for guarantee
1670s, alterted (perhaps via Spanish garante), from earlier garrant "warrant that the title to a property is true," early 15c., from Old French garant "defender, protector," from Germanic (see warrant (n.)). For form evolution, see gu-. Originally "person giving something as security;" sense of the "pledge" itself (which is properly a guaranty) developed 17c.
1791, from guarantee (n.). Garanten in this sense is from early 15c. Related: Guaranteed; guaranteeing.