Meaning of GUARANTEE in English


I. ˌger-ən-ˈtē, ˌgär-, ˌga-rən- also ˈger-ən-ˌ or ˈgär-ən-ˌ, ˈga-rən-ˌ noun

Etymology: probably alteration of guaranty (I)

Date: 1680

1. : guarantor

2. : guaranty 1

3. : an assurance for the fulfillment of a condition: as

a. : an agreement by which one person undertakes to secure another in the possession or enjoyment of something

b. : an assurance of the quality of or of the length of use to be expected from a product offered for sale often with a promise of reimbursement

4. : guaranty 4

II. transitive verb

( -teed ; -tee·ing )

Date: 1731

1. : to undertake to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of

guarantee a loan

2. : to engage for the existence, permanence, or nature of : undertake to do or secure

guarantee the winning of three tricks

3. : to give security to

guaranteed her against loss

4. : to assert confidently

I guarantee you'll like it

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.