surety

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[sur·e·ty]

A surety is a fact that no one questions. Surety, in a legal sense, is the security you can provide when you apply for a loan.

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The state of being sure; certainty; security.

Noun
something clearly established

Noun
a guarantee that an obligation will be met

Noun
one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

Noun
a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms

Noun
property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; "bankers are reluctant to lend without good security"

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n.
The state of being sure; certainty; security.

n.
That which makes sure; that which confirms; ground of confidence or security.

n.
Security against loss or damage; security for payment, or for the performance of some act.

n.
One who is bound with and for another who is primarily liable, and who is called the principal; one who engages to answer for another's appearance in court, or for his payment of a debt, or for performance of some act; a bondsman; a bail.

n.
Hence, a substitute; a hostage.

n.
Evidence; confirmation; warrant.

v. t.
To act as surety for.


Surety

Sure"ty , n.; pl. Sureties . [OE. seurte, OF. se'81rt'82, F. s'96ret'82. See Sure, Security.] 1. The state of being sure; certainty; security.
Know of a surety, that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs.
For the more surety they looked round about.
2. That which makes sure; that which confirms; ground of confidence or security.
[We] our happy state Hold, as you yours, while our obedience holds; On other surety none.
3. Security against loss or damage; security for payment, or for the performance of some act.
There remains unpaid A hundred thousand more; in surety of the which One part of Aquitaine is bound to us.
4. (Law) One who is bound with and for another who is primarily liable, and who is called the principal; one who engages to answer for another's appearance in court, or for his payment of a debt, or for performance of some act; a bondsman; a bail.
He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it.
5. Hence, a substitute; a hostage. Cowper. 6. Evidence; confirmation; warrant. [Obs.]
She called the saints to surety, That she would never put it from her finger, Unless she gave it to yourself.

Surety

Sure"ty, v. t. To act as surety for. [Obs.] Shak.

The state of being sure; certainty; security.

To act as surety for.

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Usage Examples

Don't take too much comfort in the fact that you're successful today because tomorrow could bring failure. There's no surety in life.

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