• WordNet 3.6
    • n warranty a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Warranty (Anc. Law) A covenant real, whereby the grantor of an estate of freehold and his heirs were bound to warrant and defend the title, and, in case of eviction by title paramount, to yield other lands of equal value in recompense. This warranty has long singe become obsolete, and its place supplied by personal covenants for title. Among these is the covenant of warranty, which runs with the land, and is in the nature of a real covenant.
    • Warranty (Insurance Law) A stipulation or engagement by a party insured, that certain things, relating to the subject of insurance, or affecting the risk, exist, or shall exist, or have been done, or shall be done. These warranties, when express, should appear in the policy; but there are certain implied warranties.
    • Warranty (Modern Law) An engagement or undertaking, express or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly or impliedly declared or promised to be. In sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title, but, as to the quality of goods, the rule of every sale is, Caveat emptor.
    • Warranty Justificatory mandate or precept; authority; warrant. "If they disobey precept, that is no excuse to us, nor gives us any warranty . . . to disobey likewise."
    • Warranty Security; warrant; guaranty. "The stamp was a warranty of the public."
    • v. t Warranty To warrant; to guarantee.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n warranty Authority; justificatory man date or precept; warrant.
    • n warranty Security; assurance; guaranty; warrant.
    • n warranty In law, a statement, express or implied, of something which the party making it undertakes shall be part of the contract and in confirmation or assurance of a direct object of the contract, but which is yet only collateral to that object. More specifically— In the law of real property:
    • warranty To warrant; guarantee.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Warranty a legal warrant or deed of security: a guarantee: authority
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF. warantie, F. garantie,. See Warrant (n.), and cf. Guaranty
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. warantir (Fr. garantir), perh. conn. with warir, to defend—Old High Ger. warjan, werjan.


In literature:

A written warranty for accurate performance is given with every Watch, and twelve months allowed.
"Notes and Queries, Number 184, May 7, 1853" by Various
A proper way is, if the transaction be an important one, to have the warranty in writing and signed by the seller.
"Up To Date Business" by Various
A second conjecture we hazard with even less warranty.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
A written warranty for accurate performance is given with every Watch, and twelve months allowed.
"Notes and Queries, No. 181, April 16, 1853" by Various
We have, therefore, no mean warranty.
"The Poacher" by Frederick Marryat
Where is your warranty now, Rosny?
"In Kings' Byways" by Stanley J. Weyman
When he was taken in with a warranty for a horse, he pursued the culprit to the uttermost.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Here, again, we have a fact transformed, without the slightest warranty, into a purpose.
"Theism or Atheism" by Chapman Cohen
There was Scripture warranty against it.
"Ralph the Heir" by Anthony Trollope
It is known that I am one of the few whose word is warranty.
"The Light of Scarthey" by Egerton Castle
I took him without a warranty, without even a veterinary opinion.
"The Talking Horse" by F. Anstey
His own good either physical or moral is not a sufficient warranty.
"Introduction to the Science of Sociology" by Robert E. Park
Truly, fair and holy love is our warranty, our only pass for entering into Heaven.
"The Golden Fountain" by Lilian Staveley
What possible scientific warranty is there for any such distinction?
"Religion & Sex" by Chapman Cohen
They should now tell their chiefs to repair hither in person, or send him some better warranty of peace.
"The Memoirs of the Conquistador Bernal Diaz del Castillo, Vol 1 (of 2)" by Bernal Diaz del Castillo
A statement that is not intended as a warranty, made simply to awaken the buyer's interest in the thing for sale, is not a warranty.
"Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman" by Albert Sidney Bolles
There is no question of negligence as in the case of injury to passengers, for the warranty is simply to carry safely and securely.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
As to goods, they were proposed to be exempted from any warranty of seaworthiness of ship.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 6" by Various
Upon this warranty, you shall depart in peace.
"Tales of Secret Egypt" by Sax Rohmer
I sold her without warranty, and buyer took her with all faults, just as she stood.
"The New Woman" by Sydney Grundy

In news:

Siemens Industry includes three-year warranty in low voltage power distribution portfolio.
Siemens sets new warranty standard.
As close observers explain, customers want to know that the solar-energy companies they buy from today will be around to honor their warranties in the future.
110V transformer with lifetime warranty.
Here's the Twisted Audio kit for the Softail Heritage (MSRP $599.95) it comes with a one-year warranty.
Manufacturers recommend service every 100 hours to maintain your warranty.
Made with a proprietary Cushion-Core technology, it is guaranteed not to lose support over time, and has a 10-year warranty.
A spot-and-stain-removal "warranty" can work wonders.
Apparently nothing piques interest in a Saab like declaring bankruptcy and dropping warranty coverage.
An HP Renew Distributor of remanufactured, warrantied servers, server options, networking, and data storage products.
SynLawn artificial grass is designed to eliminate mud tracking, is washable, non allergenic, long-lasting and comes with a manufacturer-backed warranty.
Carefully read the warranty and care instructions provided for your flooring.
Choose a name-brand toilet with an extensive warranty.
Families need to be aware that current trampolines have shorter warranties than in the past.
Jerome Sherrill to Charles Sherrill, warranty.

In science:

They culminate with the proof that it is always possible to define a ∗-product on these manifolds, albeit in the space of formal series without warranty of their convergence.
Generalized Weyl systems and kappa-Minkowski space
There is therefore no warranty that it is possible to obtain them form a four dimensional Weyl system.
Generalized Weyl systems and kappa-Minkowski space
The information in this document is provided as is and no guarantee or warranty is given that the information is fit for any particular purpose.
Dialogue as Discourse: Controlling Global Properties of Scripted Dialogue
The authors makes no representations or warranty, either expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness of the information contained in this article, nor are they recommending that this article serve as the basis for any investment decision—this article is for information purposes only.
Is It Real, or Is It Randomized?: A Financial Turing Test
In LQC, all tra jectories undergo a bounce that replaces the initial singularity, attain a maximum critical density , and preserve semiclassicality across the bounce , thanks to uniqueness results that warranty the consistency of the theory .
On the measure problem in slow roll inflation and loop quantum cosmology
However, if we apply this operation at tgap = 5, 8/ωc we obtain a gate fidelity of 70%, showing that fast measurements is not a warranty of good MBQC results.
Exact dynamics of single qubit gate fidelities under the measurement-based quantum computation scheme
The information in this document reflects only the author’s views, is provided as is and no guarantee or warranty is given that the information is fit for any particular purpose.
Distortion maps for genus two curves
A typical Purchase Use Case Let us assume that a user is looking for a white-coloured laptop with at least 2-years warranty.
Ontological Matchmaking in Recommender Systems