- a warrant, pledge, or formal assurance given as security that another's debt or obligation will be fulfilled.
- something that is taken or presented as security.
- the act of giving security.
- a person who acts as a guarantor.
Origin of guaranty
Related Words for guarantieduphold, affirm, require, necessitate, stipulate, explain, ensure, undertake, permit, approve, insure, protect, secure, prove, support, assure, maintain, claim, pledge, attest
Examples from the Web for guarantied
Historical Examples of guarantied
He told what he saw, or what was guarantied to him by competent witnesses.
It is the thing, and not merely the name, that is guarantied.An Essay on the Trial by Jury
The treaty of Great Waradin (24th February 1538) guarantied the throne to the latter, but without reversion to his descendants.Letters of John Calvin, Volume I (of 4)
A cunningly devised mockery of freedom is guarantied to them, and that is all.The Impending Crisis of the South
Hinton Rowan Helper
If the truth were told, she now envied the meanest of those maidens that security which her lack of beauty had guarantied.Charlemont
W. Gilmore Simms
- a pledge of responsibility for fulfilling another person's obligations in case of that person's default
- a thing given or taken as security for a guaranty
- the act of providing security
- a person who acts as a guarantor
- a variant of guarantee
Word Origin for guaranty
"act or fact of guaranteeing," 1520s, garrantye, from earlier garant (see guarantee) with influence from Old French garantie "protection, defense," originally past participle of garantir "to protect," from the same source. The sense of "pledge given as security" that developed 17c. in guarantee might reasonably have left the sense "act of guaranteeing" to this form of the word, but the forms remain confused.