Definitions of guarantee

  1. a pledge that something will happen or that something is true; " there is no guarantee that they are not lying"
  2. a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults
  3. promise or guarantee
  4. give surety or assume responsibility; " I vouch for the quality of my products"
  5. promise to do or accomplish; " guarantee to free the prisoners"
  6. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; " The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; " I warrant this information"
  7. 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.
  8. One who binds himself to see an undertaking of another performed; a guarantor.
  9. 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.
  10. The person to whom a guaranty is made; - the correlative of guarantor.
  11. 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.
  12. To undertake to secure ( performance of agreement by another); warrant. Also, guaranty.
  13. Surety for the performance of a contract; charge for insuring payment of a debt.
  14. To warrant; secure against loss or damage.
  15. A guaranty. .
  16. 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.
  17. To make sure; to undertake to see another perform what he has stipulated; to indemnify. See Warrant.
  18. An engagement to see certain stipulations performed; the person or party who does so.

Usage examples for guarantee

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  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. 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
  7. He had been sent there by Lorson Harris, which was sufficient guarantee. – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  8. 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
  9. Even with the society of nations there will be no guarantee of absolute peace. – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  10. I can guarantee you that for five years. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  11. 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
  12. I will guarantee to win the case if there is one. – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  13. I'll guarantee nothing serious happens down here. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  14. 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.
  15. I will take that now and guarantee to be silent for fourteen days. – The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight by Elizabeth von Arnim
  16. Will you guarantee the success of your plan?" – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton