surety

  1. something clearly established
  2. property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
  3. a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms
  4. one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another
  5. a guarantee that an obligation will be met

surety

[n] - something clearly established
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Surety

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Surety

A person's undertaking to be liable for another's default or non-attendance at Court
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Surety

Sure'ty noun ; plural Sureties . [ Middle English seurte , Old French seürté , French sûreté . See Sure , Security .] 1. The state of being sure; certainty; security. « Know of a surety , that thy seed shall be a stranger in...
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Surety

Sure'ty transitive verb To act as surety for. [ Obsolete] Shak.
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surety

noun something clearly established
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Surety

• (n.) One who is bound with and for another who is primarily liable, and who is called the principal; one who engages to answer for another`s appearance in court, or for his payment of a debt, or for performance of some act; a bondsman; a bail. • (n.) That which makes sure; that which confirms; ground of confidence or security. • (n...
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surety

(from the article `insurance`) ...in a position of trust. A bond involves three contracting parties instead of two. The three parties are the principal, who is the person bonded; ...
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Surety

An individual or corporation that guarantees the performance or actions of another.
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surety

A clear-cut distinction must be drawn between the Bürgschaft and other personal securities like the Garantie, which is even more binding for the person standing security but ironically does not require to be in any special form. Thus, in cases of doubt there is a tendency in German courts to assume that one has a void Bürgschaft rather than a Gar...
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Surety

(n) Surety is the person who guarantees certain performance by some person to another person where by accepting the responsibility for the due performance of the agreement for which he stood as surety. If the person responsible for the performance fail to accomplish his duty, the surety is responsible to compensate it
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surety

n. a guarantor of payment or performance if another fails to pay or perform, such as a bonding company which posts a bond for a guardian, an administrator or a building contractor. Most surety agreements require that a person looking to the surety (asking for payment) must first attempt to collect or obtain performance from the responsible person o...
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Surety

In finance, a surety, surety bond or guaranty involves a promise by one party to assume responsibility for the debt obligation of a borrower if that borrower defaults. The person or company providing this promise is also known as a `surety` or as a `guarantor`. A surety most typically requires a guarantor when the ability of the primary obligo...
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SURETY

people who were *bailed to appear to answer charges in court were usually required to provide two people as sureties, who would also face forfeiting substantial sums of money if the conditions of the *recognizance were not met
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surety

One who is legally liable for the debt, default, or failure to carry out a duty of another.
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Surety

One who signs a bond and guarantees to pay money if the defendant fails to appear in court as ordered.
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Surety

An additional levy added to some charge.
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Surety

A person who agrees to be responsible for another's debt or obligation, such as a bonding company that posts a bond for a building contractor. Unlike a guarantor (who is liable to creditors only if the debtor fails to perform) a surety is directly liable.
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