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guaranty

[gar-uhn-tee]
noun, plural guaranties.
1.
a warrant, pledge, or formal assurance given as security that another's debt or obligation will be fulfilled.
2.
something that is taken or presented as security.
3.
the act of giving security.
4.
a person who acts as a guarantor.
verb (used with object), guarantied, guarantying.

Origin:
1585–95; < Anglo-French guarantie. See warrant, -y3

nonguaranty, noun, plural nonguaranties.
reguaranty, noun, plural reguaranties.

guarantee, guaranty, warrantee, warranty.
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guaranty (ˈɡærəntɪ)
 
n , pl -ties
1.  a pledge of responsibility for fulfilling another person's obligations in case of that person's default
2.  a thing given or taken as security for a guaranty
3.  the act of providing security
4.  a person who acts as a guarantor
 
vb , -ties, -ties, -tying, -tied
5.  a variant of guarantee
 
[C16: from Old French garantie, variant of warantie, of Germanic origin; see warranty]

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