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Definitions of guarantee

  1.   a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults
  2.   To warrant; secure against loss or damage.
  3.   promise to do or accomplish; " guarantee to free the prisoners"
  4.   An engagement to see certain stipulations performed; the person or party who does so.
  5.   To make sure; to undertake to see another perform what he has stipulated; to indemnify. See Warrant.
  6.   make certain of; " This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for us"; " Preparation will guarantee success!"
  7.   Surety for the performance of a contract; charge for insuring payment of a debt.
  8.   stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; " The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; " I warrant this information"
  9.   To undertake to secure ( performance of agreement by another); warrant. Also, guaranty.
  10.   a pledge that something will happen or that something is true; " there is no guarantee that they are not lying"
  11.   An engagement by a third person to see an agreement fulfilled; one who binds himself to see the stipulations of another performed; the person to whom the promise is given.
  12.   a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
  13.   A promise by a third person to secure the payment of a debt, etc., by another; one who becomes surety for the performance of another's promises; property pledged as security for the performance of promises.
  14.   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.
  15.   One who binds himself to see an undertaking of another performed; a guarantor.
  16.   give surety or assume responsibility; " I vouch for the quality of my products"
  17.   The person to whom a guaranty is made; - the correlative of guarantor.
  18.   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 at all avents; 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.
  19.   A guaranty. .
  20.   promise or guarantee

Quotes of guarantee

  1. The E. U. is more than just a trade organization or a common market; it is a guarantee of democracy, freedom, justice, and human rights. Nations cannot stay in the E. U. if they do not respect these guarantees. – John Bruton
  2. I can guarantee you this, that more pension and benefit reforms which I will consider arbitration reform to be one of them, are things that when they come to my desk, they will be signed. – Chris Christie
  3. A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking -match. – Charles Dickens
  4. We borrowed money, it helped us with bonds and what not, and the Federal Government backed it, but it was a guarantee it was not a grant. And we not only paid it off, but we paid it off ahead of time. – David Dinkins
  5. If you want a guarantee buy a toaster. – Clint Eastwood
  6. The deal we made was that if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota- that's what they wanted, the invitation- if we would change our law to invite them to come to South Dakota, he would guarantee South Dakota 400 Citibank jobs. – Bill Janklow
  7. You can have a lot of unhappiness by not having money, but the reverse is no guarantee of happiness. – Philip Kaufman
  8. While formal schooling is an important advantage, it is not a guarantee of success nor is its absence a fatal handicap. – Ray Kroc
  9. No, there will come a time where I'm not gonna do this anymore. I mean, there will come a time, definitely, where I'll turn into Elvis- I'm gonna be fat and fishin', I guarantee you. – Tim McGraw
  10. I never presumed that a technique of composition or an idea was so special that just using it would guarantee the quality of the music. – Robert Morris
  11. Enjoy your sweat because hard work doesn't guarantee success, but without it you don't have a chance. – Alex Rodriguez
  12. The Court today completes the process of converting Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 from a guarantee that race or sex will not be the basis for often will. – Antonin Scalia
  13. There are many hands touching ballots after a voter drops his ballot into the ballot box. There is no guarantee of ballot secrecy for anyone, which makes the whole system vulnerable to intimidation and bribery. – Bob Schaffer
  14. Who wants a world in which the guarantee that we shall not die of starvation entails the risk of dying of boredom? – Raoul Vaneigem

Usage examples for guarantee

  1. “ I took care to let him know along the road that I had made the acquaintance of the young girl and of her uncle as travelling companions from Venice to Mestra about one month before, and that I would have offered myself as a husband, if I had been in a position to guarantee the dowry of four thousand ducats. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  2. “ I can guarantee you that for five years. ” – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  3. He had been sent there by Lorson Harris, which was sufficient guarantee – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. The fact that he is a loving, thoughtful son and brother is in a measure a guarantee that he will be a loving, thoughtful husband. ” – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  5. So far, admirable success had accompanied us, but it was no sort of guarantee that such good fortune would continue. ” – Long Live the King by Guy Boothby
  6. “ A guarantee of the latter would have been most to her liking, but how could she hope for that now? ” – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  7. “ I will guarantee to win the case if there is one. ” – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  8. “ I'll guarantee nothing serious happens down here. ” – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  9. But, as we are responsible for your loss, I will guarantee that the Planet will make it all right. ” – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  10. Now, if you'll help me through, and get me into sand and gravel again, and your man decides to settle in these parts, I'll guarantee you a number one well, good, even two- inch flow, and no expense but pipe and boardin' hands. ” – Stories of the Foot-hills by Margaret Collier Graham
  11. The men won't work unless they have a guarantee that their wives and children are safe. ” – Treachery in Outer Space by Carey Rockwell and Louis Glanzman
  12. “ I guarantee that you'll have all the time you want for your own problem. ” – Gone Fishing by James H. Schmitz
  13. If the universal or concept psychologically is an intellectual act, repeated every time we conceive, what guarantee have we for the permanence of the concept? ” – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  14. From any fear of that, I trust my name and my friendship with your brother will be sufficient guarantee – The Zeppelin's Passenger by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. Our experience has proved beyond dispute that the navy alone cannot guarantee defence against such expeditions. ” – Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian Stafford Corbett
  16. Even with the society of nations there will be no guarantee of absolute peace. ” – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  17. The Provincial Government was approached for a guarantee of the account along the lines followed in Saskatchewan; but the Government refused to assume the responsibility. ” – Deep Furrows by Hopkins Moorhouse
  18. “ I will take that now and guarantee to be silent for fourteen days. ” – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  19. They, rather than the police, guarantee the execution of the laws. ” – The True Citizen, How To Become One by W. F. Markwick, D. D. and W. A. Smith, A. B.
  20. Will you guarantee the success of your plan?" ” – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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