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war·ran·ty

 (wôr′ən-tē, wŏr′-)
n. pl. war·ran·ties
1. A representation, especially in writing, made by a seller or company to a purchaser of a product or service that a refund, repair, or replacement will be made if the product or service proves defective or unsatisfactory, especially within a given time period.
2. Law
a. An assurance by the seller of property that the goods or property are as represented or will be as promised.
b. The insured's guarantee that the facts are as stated in reference to an insurance risk or that specified conditions will be fulfilled to keep the contract effective.
c. A covenant by which the seller of land binds himself or herself and his or her heirs to defend the security of the estate conveyed.
d. A judicial writ; a warrant.
3. Justification or valid grounds for an act or a course of action: "That he has imitated at all ... is sufficient warranty for placing him among the men of talent rather than among the men of genius" (Edgar Allan Poe).
tr.v. war·ran·tied, war·ran·ty·ing, war·ran·ties
To provide a warranty for.

[Middle English warantie, from Old North French, from feminine past participle of warantir, to guarantee, from warant, warrant; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

warranty

(ˈwɒrəntɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. (Law) property law a covenant, express or implied, by which the vendor of real property vouches for the security of the title conveyed
2. (Law) contract law an express or implied term in a contract, such as an undertaking that goods contracted to be sold shall meet specified requirements as to quality, etc: an extended warranty.
3. (Law) insurance law an undertaking by the party insured that the facts given regarding the risk are as stated
4. the act of warranting
[C14: from Anglo-French warantie, from warantir to warrant, variant of Old French guarantir; see warrant]

war•ran•ty

(n. ˈwɔr ən ti, ˈwɒr-; v. ˌwɔr ənˈti, ˌwɒr-)

n., pl. -ties, n.
1. a written guarantee given to the purchaser of a new appliance, automobile, or other item by the manufacturer or dealer, usu. specifying that the manufacturer will make any repairs or replace defective parts free of charge for a stated period of time.
2. an act or instance of warranting; warrant.
3. Law.
a. written or implied assurance that specific aspects of a contract, sale, etc., will be as represented.
b. a covenant in a deed guaranteeing clear and unencumbered title to property.
c. (in the law of insurance) a statement or promise made by the party insured and included as an essential part of the contract, falsity or nonfulfillment of which renders the policy void.
d. a judicial document, as a warrant or writ.
v.t.
4. to provide a manufacturer's or dealer's warranty for.
[1300–50; Middle English warantie < Anglo-French (Old French guarantie). See warrant, -y3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warranty - a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specificationswarranty - a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
surety, security - a guarantee that an obligation will be met
deposit - a payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
stock warrant - a written certificate that gives the holder the right to purchase shares of a stock for a specified price within a specified period of time
assurance, pledge - a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something; "an assurance of help when needed"; "signed a pledge never to reveal the secret"

warranty

noun guarantee, promise, contract, bond, pledge, certificate, assurance, covenant The equipment comes with a twelve-month warranty.

warranty

noun
An assumption of responsibility, as one given by a manufacturer, for the quality, worth, or durability of a product:
Translations
záruka
garanti
takuu
jamstvo
保証
품질 보증
jamstvo
garanti
การรับประกัน
giấy bảo hành

warranty

[ˈwɒrəntɪ] N (Comm) → garantía f

warranty

[ˈwɒrənti] ngarantie f
a twelve-month warranty → un an de garantie
under warranty → sous garantie

warranty

n (Comm) → Garantie f; it’s still under warrantydarauf ist noch Garantie

warranty

[ˈwɒrntɪ] n (Comm) → garanzia
under warranty → in garanzia

warranty

كَفالَة záruka garanti Garantie γραπτή εγγύηση garantía takuu garantie jamstvo garanzia 保証 품질 보증 garantie garanti gwarancja garantia гарантия garanti การรับประกัน garanti giấy bảo hành 担保

warranty

n. garantía.
References in classic literature ?
You have no warranty for such an audacious doctrine, nor any covenant to support it," cried David who was deeply tinctured with the subtle distinctions which, in his time , and more especially in his province, had been drawn around the beautiful simplicity of revelation, by endeavoring to penetrate the awful mystery of the divine nature, supplying faith by self-sufficiency, and by consequence, involving those who reasoned from such human dogmas in absurdities and doubt; "your temple is reared on the sands, and the first tempest will wash away its foundation.
No, sire," replied Treville, who saw at the first glance how things would go, "on the contrary, they are good creatures, as meek as lambs, and have but one desire, I'll be their warranty.
The risk of advertising her as able to sail without ballast is not great, since the statement does not imply a warranty of her arriving anywhere.
As for me, I returned as I had come after (say) five minutes' absence; my head full once more of Eva, and of impatient anxiety for the wild young squire's final flight; and my heart still singing with the joy of which my beloved's kindness seemed a sufficient warranty.
But if you think such evil of us, how comes it that you have trusted yourselves to us without warranty or safe-conduct?
In short, there was that about the eye and step of the betrothed of Paul, which gave a warranty that should happier times arrive, and the constancy of the bee-hunter finally meet with its reward, he would possess a partner every way worthy to cope with his own thoughtless and buoyant temperament.
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