noun, plural war·ran·ties.
- a stipulation, explicit or implied, in assurance of some particular in connection with a contract, as of sale: an express warranty of the quality of goods.
- Also called covenant of warranty.a covenant in a deed to land by which the party conveying assures the grantee that he or she will enjoy the premises free from interference by any person claiming under a superior title.Compare quitclaim deed, warranty deed.
- (in the law of insurance) a statement or promise, made by the party insured, and included as an essential part of the contract, falsity or nonfulfillment of which renders the policy void.
- a judicial document, as a warrant or writ.
verb (used with object), war·ran·tied, war·ran·ty·ing.
- warrant sale,
- warranty deed,
- warren, earl,
- warren, joseph,
- warren, mercy otis
Origin of warranty
Examples from the Web for warranty
“If agencies had to warranty that children are in good health, agencies would shut down,” said adoption attorney Irene Steffas.Couple Sues Over Russian ‘Bait-and-Switch’ Adoption of Disabled Kids|Tina Traster|October 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unfortunately, virtuous parenting is no warranty against corrupt children.
Their deputies are instructed to insist upon a warranty of their East and West India dominions.
Were it not for the warranty of his senses, he would never have pictured the girl of the Dolores ranch in this fine lady.The Terms of Surrender|Louis Tracy
My warranty deed is my right thus to improve my land, though it be "to the detriment of my neighbor."
If it fails to carry this amount, B can recover from A on this warranty.
Further, an elaborate system of warranty was connected with these warehouses.Freeland|Theodor Hertzka
noun plural -ties
Word Origin for warranty
mid-14c., legal term for various types of clauses in real estate transactions, from Anglo-French and Old North French warantie (Old French guarantie), from warant (see warrant (n.)).
A guarantee of the quality of a product or service made by the seller to the buyer.