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guarantee

guar·an·tee

guarantee

 
 
pronunciation:
gae rn ti
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a promise, especially in writing, that something one has bought will work properly. If it does not, the seller or maker must either repair or replace it.
There is a two-year guarantee on my new computer.
similar words:
insurance, pledge, promise, vow
definition 2: a promise to make sure that some duty or responsibility will be met.
The babysitter gave us her guarantee that she would be here every afternoon at three o'clock.
synonyms:
pledge, promise
similar words:
insurance, vow
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: guaranteed, guaranteeing, guarantees
definition 1: to serve as a guarantee for.
My job guarantees the money needed to buy a new car.
synonyms:
pledge
similar words:
assure, ensure, obligate, secure, vouch
definition 2: to make certain or promise.
The salesman guaranteed my satisfaction with the new van.
synonyms:
assure, pledge, promise
similar words:
ensure, vow
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