|—n , pl -ties|
|1.||property law a covenant, express or implied, by which the vendor of real property vouches for the security of the title conveyed|
|2.||contract law an express or implied term in a contract, such as an undertaking that goods contracted to be sold shall meet specified requirements as to quality, etc: an extended warranty|
|3.||insurance law an undertaking by the party insured that the facts given regarding the risk are as stated|
|4.||the act of warranting|
|[C14: from Anglo-French warantie, from warantir to warrant, variant of Old French guarantir; see |
A guarantee of the quality of a product or service made by the seller to the buyer.