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guaranty

[ gar-uhn-tee ]
/ 藞g忙r 蓹n藢ti /
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noun, plural guar路an路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路an路tied, guar路an路ty路ing.
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Origin of guaranty

From the Anglo-French word guarantie, dating back to 1585鈥95. See warrant, -y3

OTHER WORDS FROM guaranty

non路guar路an路ty, noun, plural non路guar路an路ties.re路guar路an路ty, noun, plural re路guar路an路ties.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH guaranty

guarantee, guaranty , warrantee, warranty
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British Dictionary definitions for guaranty

guaranty
/ (藞伞忙r蓹nt瑟) /

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

Word Origin for guaranty

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