Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun surety

5 senses of surety

Sense 1
surety -- (something clearly established)
       => certainty, sure thing, foregone conclusion -- (something that is certain; "his victory is a certainty")

Sense 2
security, surety -- (property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation; "bankers are reluctant to lend without good security")
       => transferred property, transferred possession -- (a possession whose ownership changes or lapses)

Sense 3
hostage, surety -- (a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms)
       => prisoner, captive -- (a person who is confined; especially a prisoner of war)

Sense 4
guarantor, surety, warrantor, warranter -- (one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another)
       => patron, sponsor, supporter -- (someone who supports or champions something)

Sense 5
security, surety -- (a guarantee that an obligation will be met)
       => guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty -- (a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications)

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