Etymology
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warranty (n.)

mid-14c., legal term for various types of clauses in real estate transactions, from Anglo-French and Old North French warantie "protection, defense, safeguard" (Old French garantie), from warant (see warrant (n.)).

updated on March 23, 2014

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Definitions of warranty from WordNet

warranty (n.)
a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications;
Synonyms: guarantee / warrant / warrantee
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