Dictionary.com

guaranty

[ gar-uhn-tee ]
/ ˈgær ənˌti /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: guaranty / guarantied / guarantying on Thesaurus.com

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.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!

In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

British Dictionary definitions for guaranty

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Learning At Home Just Got Easier!