[ wawr-uhn-tawr, -ter, wor- ]

  1. a person who warrants or makes a warranty.

Origin of warrantor

First recorded in 1675–85; warrant + -or2
  • Also war·rant·er [wawr-uhn-ter, wor-]. /ˈwɔr ən tər, ˈwɒr-/.

Words Nearby warrantor

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How to use warrantor in a sentence

  • And that every man know his warrantor for men and for horses and for oxen.

  • The scope of the ancient obligation was not extended without the warrantor's assent.

    The Common Law | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • Only those who were privy in estate with the person to whom the warranty was originally given, could vouch the original warrantor.

    The Common Law | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • A disseisor was no more bound by the confidence reposed in his disseisee, than he was entitled to vouch his disseisee's warrantor.

    The Common Law | Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
  • Now, the seller had better beware of what he says, for he may find himself liable as a warrantor.

    Commercial Law | Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

British Dictionary definitions for warrantor


/ (ˈwɒrənˌtɔː) /

  1. an individual or company that provides a warranty

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