Make Our Dictionary Yours
Sign up for our weekly newsletters and get:
By signing in, you agree to our Terms and Conditions
We'll see you in your inbox soon.
Middle English surte from Old French from Latin sēcūritās from sēcūrus sure secure
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Anglo-Norman seurté, from Latin securitas, securitatem.
In 1748, however, the company broke up, and Lessing, who had allowed himself to become surety for some of the actors' debts, was obliged to leave Leipzig too, in order to escape their creditors.
Personal surety appears as a complement of and substitute for collective responsibility.
Christ, as the sinner's Surety, has rendered perfect obedience, and blood.
Even tho most ca n't mortgage broker surety bond hear emergency.
For example, Dorset is linked to all those in Bond A who stand surety for him.
Find similar words to surety using the buttons