Legal Definition and Related Resources of Guarantee

Meaning of Guarantee

He to whom a guaranty is made.


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This definition of Guarantee is based on the The Cyclopedic Law Dictionary . This entry needs to be proofread.

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Synonyms of Guarantee


  • answer for
  • assume responsibility
  • assure
  • back
  • be responsible for
  • become liable
  • become surety for
  • certify
  • commit oneself
  • ensure
  • fides
  • give assurance
  • give one’s word
  • guard
  • hypothecate
  • impignorate
  • insure
  • make oneself answerable for
  • obligate
  • pledge
  • promise
  • safeguard
  • secure
  • sponsio
  • sponsor
  • stake
  • support
  • underwrite
  • vadimonium
  • vouch for
  • warrant Associated Concepts: guarantee a title
  • guarantee against breakage
  • guarantee payment

Guarantee in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of guarantee.

Meaning of Guarantee in Spanish

Description/ translation of guarantee into Spanish: garantía; due process guarantees: debidas garantías procesales; equal protection guarantee: principio de igualdad ante la ley[1]

Note: for more information on related terms and on the area of law where guarantee belongs (criminal procedure law), in Spanish, see here.

Notes and References

  1. Translation of Guarantee published by Antonio Peñaranda


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police Work
  • Law Enforcement Agency

Further Reading

English Legal System: Guarantee

In the context of the English law, A Dictionary of Law provides the following legal concept of Guarantee :

1. A secondary agreement in which a person (the guarantor) is liable for the debt or default of another (the principal debtor), who is the party primarily liable for the debt. A guarantee requires an independent *consideration and must be evidenced in writing. A guarantor who has paid out on his guarantee has a right to be indemnified by the principal debtor.

Compare indemnity.


See warranty.

Meaning of Guarantee in Political Science

A very basic notion of Guarantee related to the United States’election law is provided here: An agreement to protect a possession or right


What is Guarantee?

A definition of guarantee is: One to whom a guaranty is made. More details on the Encyclopedia. This word is also used, as a noun, to denote the contract of guaranty or the obligation of a guarantor, and, as a verb, to denote the action of assuming the responsibilities of a guarantor.[1]



  1. “Guarantee” in the White America Dictionary (New York, Los Angeles, London, New Delhy, Hong Kong, 1989)

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Hierarchical Display of Guarantee

Law > Civil law > Civil law > Contract

Meaning of Guarantee

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Thesaurus of Guarantee

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