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Definition of "warranty" []

  • Official authorization, sanction, or warrant. (noun)
  • Justification or valid grounds for an act or a course of action. (noun)
  • Law An assurance by the seller of property that the goods or property are as represented or will be as promised. (noun)
  • Law The insured's guarantee that the facts are as stated in reference to an insurance risk or that specified conditions will be fulfilled to keep the contract effective. (noun)
  • Law A covenant by which the seller of land binds himself or herself and his or her heirs to defend the security of the estate conveyed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "warranty" in a sentence
  • "ASUS 360: 1 year global warranty and ASUS ADW: 1 year accidental damage warranty*"
  • "Actually, knowing the warranty is about to expire is hugely helpful in many cases."
  • "Eventually the warranty is about to run out, call again, same cycle."