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Definition 1: something clearly established - [noun denoting attribute]

(surety is a kind of ...) something that is certain

"his victory is a certainty"

Definition 2: a guarantee that an obligation will be met - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for surety in the sense of this definition

(surety is a kind of ...) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

Definition 3: one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for surety in the sense of this definition

(surety is a kind of ...) someone who supports or champions something

Definition 4: a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for surety in the sense of this definition

(surety is a kind of ...) a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war

Definition 5: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where surety or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • bankers are reluctant to lend without good security

Synonyms for surety in the sense of this definition

(surety is a kind of ...) a possession whose ownership changes or lapses

(... is a kind of surety ) money given as security for an article acquired for temporary use

"his deposit was refunded when he returned the car"

(... is a kind of surety ) something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract

(... is a kind of surety ) (law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law; on failure to perform that act a sum is forfeited

(... is a kind of surety ) a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price

"as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"

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