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English → English (WordNet) Definition: surety surety n 1: something clearly established 2: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; “bankers are reluctant to lend without good security” [syn: security] 3: a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms [syn: hostage] 4: one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another [syn: guarantor, warrantor, warranter] 5: a guarantee that an obligation will be met [syn: security]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Surety Surety \Sure"ty\, n.; pl. Sureties. [OE. seurte, OF. se["u]rt['e], F. s[^u]ret['e]. See Sure, Security.] 1. The state of being sure; certainty; security. [1913 Webster] Know of a surety, that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs. --Gen. xv. 13. [1913 Webster] For the more surety they looked round about. --Sir P. Sidney. [1913 Webster] 2. That which makes sure; that which confirms; ground of confidence or security. [1913 Webster] [We] our happy state Hold, as you yours, while our obedience holds; On other surety none. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Security against loss or damage; security for payment, or for the performance of some act. [1913 Webster] There remains unpaid A hundred thousand more; in surety of the which One part of Aquitaine is bound to us. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] He that is surety for a stranger shall smart for it. --Prov. xi. 15. [1913 Webster] 5. Hence, a substitute; a hostage. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 6. Evidence; confirmation; warrant. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] She called the saints to surety, That she would never put it from her finger, Unless she gave it to yourself. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Surety \Sure"ty\, v. t. To act as surety for. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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