noun, plural sureties.
security against loss or damage or for the fulfillment of an obligation, the payment of a debt, etc.; a pledge, guaranty, or bond.
a person who has made himself or herself responsible for another, as a sponsor, godparent, or bondsman.
the state or quality of being sure.
something that makes sure; ground of confidence or safety.
a person who is legally responsible for the debt, default, or delinquency of another.
assurance, especially self-assurance.
noun (pl) -ties
a person who assumes legal responsibility for the fulfilment of another’s debt or obligation and himself becomes liable if the other defaults
security given against loss or damage or as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
(obsolete) the quality or condition of being sure
(obsolete) a means of assurance or safety
stand surety, to act as a surety
one who becomes responsible for another. Christ is the surety of the better covenant (Heb. 7:22). In him we have the assurance that all its provisions will be fully and faithfully carried out. Solomon warns against incautiously becoming security for another (Prov. 6:1-5; 11:15; 17:18; 20:16).
noun, Law. 1. the relationship between the surety, the principal debtor, and the creditor.
noun 1. the swell of the sea that breaks upon a shore or upon shoals. 2. the mass or line of foamy water caused by the breaking of the sea upon a shore, especially a shallow or sloping shore. verb (used without object) 3. to ride a surfboard. 4. to float on the crest of […]
noun 1. the outer face, outside, or exterior boundary of a thing; outermost or uppermost layer or area. 2. any face of a body or thing: the six surfaces of a cube. 3. extent or area of outer face; superficial area. 4. the outward appearance, especially as distinguished from the inner nature: to look below […]
adjective 1. (of a substance, esp a detergent) capable of lowering the surface tension of a liquid, usually water See also surfactant surface-active adj. Of, relating to, or being a substance capable of reducing the surface tension of a liquid in which it is dissolved. Used especially of detergents.