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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Something clearly established; A guarantee that an obligation will be met; A prisoner who is held by one party to make certain that another party will meet specified terms;

Usage examples (34)
  • All I can say with 100% surety is that this dish is perfect with idlis and dosas.
  • The surety is a guarantee of an ability to pay debt service on the bonds.
  • One of the people who provided the surety was a prime witness in the case.
  • A surety is a person who guarantees that an accused makes his court appearances. for more
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