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Guarantee vs. Security

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Main Difference

The main difference between Guarantee and Security is that the Guarantee is a legal term and Security is a degree of resistance to, or protection from, harm

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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."

  • Security (noun)

    The condition of not being threatened, especially physically, psychologically, emotionally, or financially.

    "Jonna Nyman is an energy security expert at the University of Sheffield in England. File:Jonna Nyman is an energy security expert.ogg"

  • Security (noun)

    Something that secures.

  • Security (noun)

    An organization or department responsible for providing security by enforcing laws, rules, and regulations as well as maintaining order.

  • Security (noun)

    Something that secures the fulfillment of an obligation or law.

  • Security (noun)

    Freedom from apprehension.

  • Security (noun)

    A W

  • Security (noun)

    Proof of ownership of stocks, bonds or other investment instruments.

  • Security (noun)

    Property etc. temporarily relinquished to guarantee repayment of a loan.

  • Security (noun)

    A guarantee.

  • Security (noun)

    Carelessness; negligence.

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Oxford Dictionary
  • 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.

  • Security (noun)

    The condition or quality of being secure; secureness.

  • Security (noun)

    Hence, carelessness; negligence; heedlessness.

  • Security (noun)

    That which secures or makes safe; protection; guard; defense.

  • Security (noun)

    Freedom from risk; safety.

  • Security (noun)

    One who becomes surety for another, or engages himself for the performance of another's obligation.

  • Security (noun)

    An evidence of debt or of property, as a bond, a certificate of stock, etc.; as, government securities.

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"

  • Security (noun)

    the state of being free from danger or injury;

    "we support the armed services in the name of national security"

  • Security (noun)

    a formal declaration that documents a fact of relevance to finance and investment; the holder has a right to receive interest or dividends;

    "he held several valuable securities"

  • Security (noun)

    a department responsible for the security of the institution's property and workers;

    "the head of security was a former policeman"

  • Security (noun)

    measures taken as a precaution against theft or espionage or sabotage etc.;

    "military security has been stepped up since the recent uprising"

  • Security (noun)

    defense against financial failure; financial independence;

    "his pension gave him security in his old age"

    "insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness"

  • Security (noun)

    freedom from anxiety or fear;

    "the watch dog gave her a feeling of security"

  • Security (noun)

    an electrical device that sets off an alarm when someone tries to break in

  • Security (noun)

    property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation;

    "bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

  • Security (noun)

    a guarantee that an obligation will be met

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