be surety for

be surety for
index avouch (guarantee), cosign

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • stand surety for — To act as guarantor for • • • Main Entry: ↑sure …   Useful english dictionary

  • become surety for — index guarantee Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • stand surety (for someone) — phrase to be responsible for paying money that is owed or for making certain that someone goes to court when they should Thesaurus: relating to borrowing money and owing moneyhyponym Main entry: surety …   Useful english dictionary

  • act as surety for — index sponsor Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • 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 — Sure ty, v. t. To act as surety for. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • surety — Generally the same as guarantor; however, in some states there are important distinctions. American Banker Glossary An individual or corporation that guarantees the performance or actions of another. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * surety… …   Financial and business terms

  • 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

  • surety — noun 1) she s a surety for his obligations Syn: guarantor, sponsor 2) a $10,000 surety Syn: pledge, collateral, guaranty, guarantee, bond, assurance, insurance, deposit; security, in …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • surety company — noun : a company whose primary business is acting as a surety for the performance of obligations especially by the issuing of surety bonds …   Useful english dictionary

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