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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One, such as a person or corporation, that makes or gives a promise, assurance, or pledge typically relating to quality, durability, or performance.
  • n. One who makes or gives a guaranty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person, or company, that gives a guarantee.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who makes or gives a guaranty; a warrantor; a surety.
  • n. One who engages to secure another in any right or possession.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who makes a guaranty.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

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