guarantee

  • 1 guarantee — gua·ran·tee /ˌgar ən tē, ˌgär / n [probably alteration of guaranty] 1: guarantor 2: guaranty (1) 3: an assurance that a condition will be fulfilled: as …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 guarantee — n Guarantee, guaranty, surety, security, bond, bail are comparable when they mean either something that is given or pledged as assurance of one s responsibility (as for the payment of a debt, the fulfillment of a promise or obligation, or the… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 Guarantee — Guar an*tee , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {guaranteed}; p, pr. & vb. n. {Guaranteeing}.] [From {Guarantee}, n.] 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 guarantee — [gar΄ən tē′, gar′ən tē΄] n. [altered < GUARANTY, after words ending in EE1] 1. GUARANTY (n. 1 & 3) 2. a pledge or assurance; specif., a) a pledge that something is as represented and will be replaced if it does not meet specification …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Guarantee — Guar an*tee , n.; pl. {Guarantees}. [For guaranty, prob. influenced by words like assignee, lessee, etc. See {Guaranty}, and cf. {Warrantee}.] 1. In law and common usage: A promise to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 guarantee — guarantee, guaranty The two words have close meanings relating to the fulfilment of a legal obligation. Guarantee is used for the verb, and also for the noun when the obligation relates to the quality of a product or service, whereas guaranty is… …

    Modern English usage

  • 7 guarantee — [n] pledge, promise agreement, assurance, attestation, bail, bargain, bond, certainty, certificate, certification, charter, collateral, contract, covenant, deposit, earnest, gage, guaranty, insurance, lock, oath, pawn, pipe, recognizance,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 guarantee — ► NOUN 1) a formal assurance that certain conditions will be fulfilled, especially that a product will be of a specified quality. 2) something that makes an outcome certain. 3) variant spelling of GUARANTY(Cf. ↑guaranty). 4) less common term for… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 guarantee — See guaranty. American Banker Glossary The assumption of responsibility for payment of a debt or performance of some obligation if the liable party fails to perform to expectations. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary Financial security required for… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10 guarantee */*/ — I UK [ˌɡærənˈtiː] / US [ˌɡerənˈtɪ] verb [transitive] Word forms guarantee : present tense I/you/we/they guarantee he/she/it guarantees present participle guaranteeing past tense guaranteed past participle guaranteed 1) to make it certain that… …

    English dictionary

  • 11 guarantee — guar|an|tee1 [ ,gerən ti ] noun count ** 1. ) something that makes it certain that something will happen: guarantee of: Massive investment is no guarantee of success. guarantee against: Being with you is my guarantee against them harming me.… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 12 guarantee — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 written promise by a company ADJECTIVE ▪ full ▪ The company offers a full money back guarantee. ▪ lifetime, three year, two year, etc …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 guarantee — I n. assurance of quality 1) to give, offer, provide a guarantee 2) a written guarantee 3) a guarantee against (a guarantee against mechanical defects) assurance, pledge 4) to give a guarantee 5) a firm guarantee 6) a guarantee that + clause (we… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14 guarantee — guar|an|tee1 W3S2 [ˌgærənˈti:] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 2¦(legally responsible)¦ 3¦(certain)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) a) to promise to do something or to promise that something will happen guarantee (that) ▪ I guarantee you ll love this film. guarantee sb sth …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 guarantee — [[t]gæ̱rənti͟ː[/t]] ♦♦ guarantees, guaranteeing, guaranteed 1) VERB If one thing guarantees another, the first is certain to cause the second thing to happen. [V n] Surplus resources alone do not guarantee growth. [V that] ...a man whose fame… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 guarantee — 1 verb (T) 1 PROMISE STH WILL HAPPEN to promise that something will certainly happen or be done: guarantee (that): Take this opportunity, and I guarantee you won t regret it. | guarantee sth: The authorities could not guarantee the safety of the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 guarantee — /ˌgærən ti:/ noun 1. a legal document in which the producer agrees to compensate the buyer if the product is faulty or becomes faulty before a specific date after purchase ● a certificate of guarantee or a guarantee certificate ● The guarantee… …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 18 guarantee — /ˌgærən ti:/ noun 1. a legal document in which the producer agrees to compensate the buyer if the product is faulty or becomes faulty before a specific date after purchase ● a certificate of guarantee or a guarantee certificate ● The guarantee… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 19 guarantee*/ — [ˌgærənˈtiː] verb [T] I 1) to make it certain that something will happen or will exist Syn: assure The government provides help for small businesses, but it cannot guarantee their success.[/ex] We can t guarantee that you will get the cheapest… …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 20 guarantee — 01. You ll love this movie, I [guarantee] it! 02. We [guarantee] that if you re not completely satisfied with our product, you ll get your money back, no questions asked. 03. A decrease in interest rates does not [guarantee] an increase in… …

    Grammatical examples in English