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 guaranteeing
Increasingly, as these industries develop, on-site solar and wind is a way of guaranteeing a lower price for electricity.
The federal government is guaranteeing more than $1 trillion in student loans, and Pell Grants have increased in size and scope.Why Students (and Obama) Should STFU Already About College Costs|Nick Gillespie|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
What about the United States guaranteeing a peace agreement?Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech, and His Israel Problem|Marty Peretz|February 25, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the tribal and the individual levels, the key obstacle is guaranteeing security to those who leave the Taliban.
Led by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, they then beat up on the Irish for guaranteeing all Irish bank deposits.
Peace in the South could come, he believed, only by guaranteeing the protection of the law.
She boldly ventured to advance the needful twenty pounds, my Uncles Lauder and Morrison guaranteeing repayment.Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie|Andrew Carnegie
Three dark things of the world: giving a thing into keeping, guaranteeing, fostering.The Triads of Ireland|Kuno Meyer
The duty of guaranteeing means the duty to accomplish the result.
Specially designed testing machines are used, guaranteeing precision of the gear wheels.Zeppelin|Harry Vissering
- 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.