verb (used with object), guar·an·teed, guar·an·tee·ing.
Origin of guarantee
Related Words for guaranteeinginsure, protect, secure, prove, support, assure, maintain, ensure, attest, certify, guaranty, angel, reassure, back, evidence, juice, evince, wager, witness, mortgage
Examples from the Web for guaranteeing
Contemporary Examples of guaranteeing
Increasingly, as these industries develop, on-site solar and wind is a way of guaranteeing a lower price for electricity.Solar Powered Ski Lift
The Daily Beast
November 24, 2014
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
September 3, 2013
Or the court could overturn Prop 8, guaranteeing gay couples the right to marry in California.Supreme Court Cheat Sheet: Six Crucial Questions on Gay Marriage
March 26, 2013
What about the United States guaranteeing a peace agreement?Barack Obama’s Cairo Speech, and His Israel Problem
February 25, 2013
At the tribal and the individual levels, the key obstacle is guaranteeing security to those who leave the Taliban.It's All or Nothing in Afghanistan
October 11, 2009
Historical Examples of guaranteeing
Every fragrance and sound was a messenger, guaranteeing happiness.The Kingdom Round the Corner
The duty of guaranteeing means the duty to accomplish the result.
Railways are important for the guaranteeing of order in the country.A Pilgrimage to Nejd, Vol. 1 [of 2]
The "to-morrow" put in the life, guaranteeing an endless present, endless breathing.Foes
This they have done, guaranteeing the shareholders an interest of six per cent.North America, Volume I (of 2)
- 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.