Student Thesaurus

One entry found for surety.
Entry Word: surety
Function: noun
Text: 1 a formal agreement to fulfill an obligation <Christy's brother gave his surety that he would pay back the loan if she was unable to for any reason> -- see GUARANTEE 1
2 a person who takes the responsibility for some other person or thing <Tony agreed to act as surety if I lent Christy some money, since I wasn't certain that she'd be able to pay it back> -- see SPONSOR