guarantee
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˌɡæɹənˈtiː/
  • (America) IPA: /ˌɡɛəɹənˈtiː/
Noun

guarantee (plural guarantees)

  1. Anything that assures a certain outcome.
    Can you give me a guarantee that he will be fit for the match?
  2. A legal assurance of something, e.g. a security for the fulfillment of an obligation.
  3. More specifically, a written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly; a warranty
    The cooker comes with a five-year guarantee.
  4. The person to whom a guarantee is made.
  5. (colloquial) A person who gives such a guarantee; a guarantor.
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guarantee (guarantees, present participle guaranteeing; past and past participle guaranteed)

  1. To give an assurance that something will be done right.
  2. To assume or take responsibility for a debt or other obligation.
  3. To make something certain.
    The long sunny days guarantee a good crop.
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