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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GUARANTEE

England had been shrewd enough to guarantee them their domains and revenues.

I can at least guarantee that the river shall not suffer from his visit.

Betty fumbled with her sketching things as a sort of guarantee of good faith.

Who will guarantee our independence when we are at the mercy of every state?

Its guarantee is the laws of the universe, and these are "the Hands of the Living God."

Did kind Fates design it as a guarantee of peace and stability?

With such a guarantee from a man in such favour at Court, who could doubt?

Experts had to decide, whether the quality tendered was up to the guarantee.

More and more do I refuse to draw my income and sneer at those who guarantee it.

But his man shall drive you over and I'll guarantee you beat the train.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, alterted (perhaps via Spanish garante), from earlier garrant "warrant that the title to a property is true," early 15c., from Old French garant "defender, protector," from Germanic (see warrant (n.)). For form evolution, see gu-. Originally "person giving something as security;" sense of the "pledge" itself (which is properly a guaranty) developed 17c.

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