英 ['ʃʊərɪtɪ; 'ʃʊətɪ]
- surety (n.)
- c. 1300, "a guarantee, promise, pledge, an assurance," from Old French seurté "a promise, pledge, guarantee; assurance, confidence" (12c., Modern French sûreté), from Latin securitatem (nominative securitas) "freedom from care or danger, safety, security," from securus (see secure (adj.)). From late 14c. as "security, safety, stability; state of peace," also "certainty, certitude; confidence." Meaning "one who makes himself responsible for another" is from early 15c. Until 1966, the French national criminal police department was the Sûreté nationale.
- 1. Bristol Crown Court granted conditional bail with a surety of £2,500.
- 2. The insurance company will take warehouse stocks or treasury bonds as surety.
- 3. There is no surety he ever reached the river.
- 4. He gave me a watch as surety.
- 5. The surety waives in writing the right provided in the preceding paragraph.
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