[n.wawr-uh n-tee, wor-; v. wawr-uh n-tee, wor-] /n. ˈwɔr ən ti, ˈwɒr-; v. ˌwɔr ənˈti, ˌwɒr-/
noun, plural warranties.
an act or an instance of warranting; assurance; authorization; warrant.
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.
(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.
a written guarantee given to the purchaser of a new appliance, automobile, or other item by the manufacturer or dealer, usually specifying that the manufacturer will make any repairs or replace defective parts free of charge for a stated period of time.
verb (used with object), warrantied, warrantying.
to provide a manufacturer's or dealer's warranty for:
The automaker warranties its new cars against exterior rust.