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surety

sure·ty

surety

 
pronunciation:
shu rih ti [or] shur ti [or] shuh r ti [or] shuhr ti
part of speech: noun
inflections: sureties
definition 1: something that is certain or sure; certainty.
definition 2: an insurance against loss, damage, or nonpayment of a debt; guarantee.
similar words:
guarantee, guaranty
definition 3: someone who has assumed legal responsibility for another person or his or her debts, obligations, or the like.