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Guarantee vs. Guarantor

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  • Guarantee (noun)

    Anything that assures a certain outcome.

    "Can you give me a guarantee that he will be fit for the match?"

  • Guarantee (noun)

    A legal assurance of something, e.g. a security for the fulfillment of an obligation.

  • Guarantee (noun)

    More specifically, a written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly; a warranty

    "The cooker comes with a five-year guarantee."

  • Guarantee (noun)

    The person to whom a guarantee is made.

  • Guarantee (noun)

    A person who gives such a guarantee; a guarantor.

  • Guarantee (verb)

    To give an assurance that something will be done right.

  • Guarantee (verb)

    To assume responsibility for a debt or other obligation.

  • Guarantee (verb)

    To make something certain.

    "The long sunny days guarantee a good crop."

  • Guarantor (noun)

    A person or company that provides a guarantee.

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Oxford Dictionary
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  • Guarantee (noun)

    In law and common usage: A promise to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some duty, in case of the failure of another person, who is, in the first instance, liable to such payment or performance; an engagement which secures or insures another against a contingency; a warranty; a security. Same as Guaranty.

  • Guarantee (noun)

    One who binds himself to see an undertaking of another performed; a guarantor.

  • Guarantee (noun)

    The person to whom a guaranty is made; - the correlative of guarantor.

  • Guarantee

    In law and common usage: to undertake or engage for the payment of (a debt) or the performance of (a duty) by another person; to undertake to secure (a possession, right, claim, etc.) to another against a specified contingency, or in all events; to give a guarantee concerning; to engage, assure, or secure as a thing that may be depended on; to warrant; as, to guarantee the execution of a treaty.

  • Guarantor (noun)

    One who makes or gives a guaranty; a warrantor; a surety.

Webster Dictionary
  • Guarantee (noun)

    a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

  • Guarantee (noun)

    a pledge that something will happen or that something is true;

    "there is no guarantee that they are not lying"

  • Guarantee (noun)

    a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults

  • Guarantee (verb)

    give surety or assume responsibility;

    "I vouch for the quality of my products"

  • Guarantee (verb)

    make certain of;

    "This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"

    "Preparation will guarantee success!"

  • Guarantee (verb)

    promise to do or accomplish;

    "guarantee to free the prisoners"

  • Guarantee (verb)

    stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of;

    "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"

    "I warrant this information"

  • Guarantor (noun)

    one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

Princeton's WordNet

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