■ noun ( plural warranties )
1》 a written guarantee, issued to the purchaser of an article by its manufacturer, promising to repair or replace it if necessary within a specified period.
2》 (in an insurance contract) an engagement by the insured party that certain statements are true or that certain conditions shall be fulfilled, the breach of which will invalidate the policy.
ME (as a legal term denoting a covenant annexed to a conveyance of property, in which the vendor affirmed the security of the title): from Anglo-Norman Fr. warantie , var. of garantie (see guaranty ).