warranty

  • 1warranty — war·ran·ty / wȯr ən tē, wär / n pl ties [modification (influenced by warrant ) of Anglo French garantie, from garantir to protect, warrant] 1: a promise in a deed that gives the grantee of an estate recourse (as through an action for damages)… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2Warranty — War rant*y, n.; pl. {Warranties}. [OF. warantie, F. garantie. See {Warrant}, n., and cf. {Guaranty}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anc. Law) A covenant real, whereby the grantor of an estate of freehold and his heirs were bound to warrant and defend the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3warranty — [wôr′ən tē, wär′ən tē] n. pl. warranties [ME warantie < NormFr (OFr garantie): see WARRANT] 1. official authorization or sanction 2. justification; reasonable grounds, as for an opinion or action 3. Law a guarantee; specif., a) a guarantee or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4Warranty — War rant*y, v. t. To warrant; to guarantee. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5Warranty — (spr. Uarränti), die Bedingungen, unter welchen englische u. amerikanische Assecuranzen abgeschlossen werden …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6warranty — mid 14c., legal term for various types of clauses in real estate transactions, from Anglo Fr. and O.N.Fr. warantie (O.Fr. guarantie), from warant (see WARRANT (Cf. warrant) (n.)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7warranty — [n] promise assurance, bail, bond, certificate, contract, covenant, guarantee, guaranty, pledge, security, surety, written promise; concepts 684,685 Ant. breach, break …

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  • 8warranty — ► NOUN (pl. warranties) 1) a written guarantee promising to repair or replace an article if necessary within a specified period. 2) an engagement by an insured party that certain statements are true or that certain conditions shall be fulfilled …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9warranty — A promise that a proposition of fact is true. The Fred Smartley, Jr., C.A.Va., 108 F.2d 603, 606. An assurance by one party to agreement of existence of fact upon which other party may rely. It is intended precisely to relieve promisee of any… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10Warranty — In commercial and consumer transactions, a warranty is an obligation or guarantee that an article or service sold is as factually stated or legally implied by the seller, and that often provides for a specific remedy such as repair or replacement …

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  • 11warranty — A guarantee by a seller to a buyer that if a product requires repair or remedy of a problem within a certain period after its purchase, the seller will repair the problem at no cost to the buyer. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * warranty… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 12warranty — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ general (esp. BrE) ▪ specific (esp. BrE) ▪ We can not give a specific warranty for the work done on your property. ▪ six month, two year, year s (es …

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  • 13warranty — n. 1) to give a warranty 2) an implied; limited; special warranty 3) a warranty expires, runs out 4) a warranty on (a two year warranty on a new car) 5) under warranty (the new car is still under warranty) * * * [ wɒrəntɪ] limited limited runs… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 14warranty — 1) A statement made clearly in a contract (express warranty) or, if not stated clearly, understood between the parties to the contract (implied warranty). An unfulfilled warranty does not invalidate the contract (as it would in the case of an… …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 15warranty — UK [ˈwɒrəntɪ] / US [ˈwɔrəntɪ] noun [countable] Word forms warranty : singular warranty plural warranties a company s written promise to repair or replace a product that you buy from them if it breaks or does not work, usually for a specific… …

    English dictionary

  • 16warranty — The promise made by both the vehicle manufacturer and the vehicle dealer to fix or replace parts on a new vehicle if there is a malfunction before a specific time or distance has elapsed. In some instances some manufacturers or dealers grant… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 17warranty — n. /wawr euhn tee, wor /; v. /wawr euhn tee , wor /, n., pl. warranties, v., warrantied, warrantying. n. 1. an act or an instance of warranting; assurance; authorization; warrant. 2. Law. a. a stipulation, explicit or implied, in assurance of… …

    Universalium

  • 18warranty — war|ran|ty [ wɔrənti ] noun count a company s written promise to repair or replace a product you buy from them if it breaks or does not work, usually for a specific period of time after you buy it: a one year warranty period under warranty… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19warranty — An agreement to be responsible for all damages that arise from the falsity of a statement or assurance of a fact. Holcomb & H. Mfg. Co. v Auto Inter Urban Co. 140 Wash 581, 250 P 34, 51 ALR 39. An express or implied statement of something… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 20warranty — 1. noun a) Security; warrant; guarantee. The stamp was a warranty of the public. . b) An engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or… …

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