verb (used with object), guar·an·teed, guar·an·tee·ing.
Origin of guarantee
Related Words for guaranteedassured, sure-fire, insured, protected, approved, secured, confirmed, sealed, warranted, bonded, plighted, ascertained, certified, attested, affirmed, sure
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Contemporary Examples of guaranteed
So these fighters were not guaranteed the same protections afforded POWs.Fact-Checking the Sunday Shows: Dec. 14
December 14, 2014
If we fail, the ugly, cynical situation is guaranteed to get worse for decades to come.Hate Hyper-Partisanship? Support Redistricting Reform Now
November 3, 2014
One-hundred percent of us take it as guaranteed; 60 percent of us take it for granted.Founding Fathers Loved Drunk Voters
November 1, 2014
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
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'
September 20, 2014
Historical Examples of guaranteed
We in Freeland have guaranteed to labour the whole of what it assists to produce.Freeland
They must have a small weekly sum of their own or guaranteed by a friend.Hampstead and Marylebone
Geraldine Edith Mitton
This distinguishes them from the "guaranteed rights" of the European states.The Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizens
Not before it is accepted, and I am guaranteed a reasonable profit.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
My fidelity and steadfastness had been guaranteed by her and no one else.The Arrow of Gold
- 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.