[noun wawr-uh n-tee, wor-; verb wawr-uh n-tee, wor-] /noun ˈwɔr ən ti, ˈwɒr-; verb ˌwɔr ənˈti, ˌwɒr-/
noun, plural warranties.
an act or an instance of warranting; assurance; authorization; warrant.
a written guarantee given to the purchaser of a new appliance, automobile, or other item by the manufacturer or dealer, usually specifying that the manufacturer will make any repairs or replace defective parts free of charge for a stated period of time.
verb (used with object), warrantied, warrantying.
to provide a manufacturer’s or dealer’s warranty for:
The automaker warranties its new cars against exterior rust.
noun (pl) -ties
(property law) a covenant, express or implied, by which the vendor of real property vouches for the security of the title conveyed
(contract law) an express or implied term in a contract, such as an undertaking that goods contracted to be sold shall meet specified requirements as to quality, etc: an extended warranty
(insurance law) an undertaking by the party insured that the facts given regarding the risk are as stated
the act of warranting
mid-14c., legal term for various types of clauses in real estate transactions, from Anglo-French and Old North French warantie (Old French guarantie), from warant (see warrant (n.)).
A guarantee of the quality of a product or service made by the seller to the buyer.
- Covenant of works
entered into by God with Adam as the representative of the human race (comp. Gen. 9:11, 12; 17:1-21), so styled because perfect obedience was its condition, thus distinguishing it from the covenant of grace. (See COVENANT OF WORKS.)
[kuhv-uh-nuh n-ter] /ˈkʌv ə nən tər/ noun, Law. 1. the party who is to perform the obligation expressed in a . /ˈkʌvənəntə/ noun 1. a party who makes a promise and who is to perform the obligation expressed in a covenant
n. early form of convent (n.) in use to 17c.
[kuhv-uh nt, kov-] /ˈkʌv ənt, ˈkɒv-/ noun 1. a district in central London, England, formerly a vegetable and flower market. 2. a theater in this district, first built 1731–32, important in English theatrical history: home of the Royal Opera and Royal Ballet. /ˈkʌvənt; ˈkɒv-/ noun 1. a district of central London: famous for its former […]