Guarantee - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌɡærənˈtiː|  American pronunciation of the word guarantee
Brit.  |ɡar(ə)nˈtiː|  British pronunciation of the word guarantee

noun

- a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications (syn: warrant, warrantee, warranty)
- an unconditional commitment that something will happen or that something is true
- a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults (syn: guaranty)

verb

- give surety or assume responsibility (syn: vouch)
- make certain of(syn: assure, ensure, insure, secure)
- promise to do or accomplish(syn: undertake)
- stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of (syn: warrant)

Examples

The washer comes with a guarantee against major defects.

They wanted a guarantee that the document was authentic.

They want the new contract to include a guarantee of job security.

The U.S. Constitution includes guarantees against unreasonable searches.

He cited the First Amendment guarantee of free speech.

The washer is guaranteed against defects for one year.

They guarantee that the diamonds they sell are top quality.

He offered to personally guarantee the loan.

The investment was guaranteed by the bank.

I guarantee that you'll be satisfied.

He guaranteed us that everything would go according to plan.

Money doesn't guarantee a happy life.

He guaranteed a victory in the championship game.

We give / offer / provide you a firm guarantee of quality.

She went guarantee for me.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: guarantee
he/she/it: guarantees
present participle: guaranteeing
past tense: guaranteed
past participle: guaranteed
noun
singular: guarantee
plural: guarantees
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