[ gar-uhn-tee ]
/ ˈgær ənˌti /
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noun, plural guar·an·ties.

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.

verb (used with object), guar·an·tied, guar·an·ty·ing.



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Origin of guaranty

From the Anglo-French word guarantie, dating back to 1585–95. See warrant, -y3
non·guar·an·ty, noun, plural non·guar·an·ties.re·guar·an·ty, noun, plural re·guar·an·ties.
guarantee, guaranty , warrantee, warranty
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British Dictionary definitions for guaranty

/ (ˈɡærəntɪ) /

noun plural -ties

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

verb -ties, -tying or -tied

a variant of guarantee
C16: from Old French garantie, variant of warantie, of Germanic origin; see warranty
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