be surety
index answer (be responsible)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • be surety for — index avouch (guarantee), cosign Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • surety —   Pāna i, hope.     I will be surety for him, o wau nō ka pāna i nona …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • surety — sure·ty / shu̇r ə tē/ n pl ties [Anglo French seurté, literally, guarantee, security, from Old French, from Latin securitat securitas, from securus secure] 1: a formal engagement (as a pledge) given for the fulfillment of an undertaking 2: one… …   Law dictionary

  • Surety (Canadian criminal law) — Surety in Canadian law is applied to a person approved by the bail judge to supervise and be responsible for a person charged with an offense under the Criminal Code of Canada. A surety is an obligation under the law, and sureties may be asked to …   Wikipedia

  • Surety — Sure ty, n.; pl. {Sureties}. [OE. seurte, OF. se[ u]rt[ e], F. s[^u]ret[ e]. See {Sure}, {Security}.] 1. The state of being sure; certainty; security. [1913 Webster] Know of a surety, that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Surety bond — A surety bond is a contract among at least three parties: * The principal the primary party who will be performing a contractual obligation * The obligee the party who is the recipient of the obligation, and * The surety who ensures that the… …   Wikipedia

  • Surety — A surety is a person who agrees to be responsible for the debt or obligation of another. Furthermore, a surety is also a security against loss or damage or for the fulfillment of an obligation, the payment of a debt, etc.; a pledge, guaranty, or… …   Wikipedia

  • surety — One who at the request of another, and for the purpose of securing to him a benefit, becomes responsible for the performance by the latter of some act in favor of a third person, or hypothecates property as security therefor. One who undertakes… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Surety — The guarantee of the debts of one party by another. A surety is the organization or person that assumes the responsibility of paying the debt in case the debtor policy defaults or is unable to make the payments. The party that guarantees the debt …   Investment dictionary

  • surety — UK [ˈʃʊərətɪ] / US [ˈʃʊrətɪ] noun Word forms surety : singular surety plural sureties legal a) [countable] someone who agrees to pay money if you do not go to court when you should, or if you do not pay money that you owe b) [uncountable] money… …   English dictionary

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