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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: surety(0.01334 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to surety.
English → English (WordNet)
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,
5: a guarantee that an obligation will be met [syn: security]
English → English (gcide)
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.
Know of a surety, that thy seed shall be a stranger
in a land that is not theirs. --Gen. xv. 13.
For the more surety they looked round about. --Sir
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. --Milton.
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. --Shak.
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. --Shak.
Surety \Sure"ty\, v. t.
To act as surety for. [Obs.] --Shak.