[ 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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OTHER WORDS FROM guarantynon·guar·an·ty, noun, plural non·guar·an·ties.re·guar·an·ty, noun, plural re·guar·an·ties.
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How to use guaranty in a sentence
Is requested to inquire if the United States will enter into a convention with Holland, guarantying freedom of navigation.
State the effect of the different modes of guarantying notes.The Government Class Book|Andrew W. Young
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
Word Origin for guaranty
C16: from Old French garantie, variant of warantie, of Germanic origin; see warranty
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