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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 guar·an·tee /ˌgærənˈti, ˌgɑr ||ˈgærənˌ ||ˈgɑrənˌ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guar·an·tee, v. t. [imp. & p. p. guaranteed p, pr. & vb. n. Guaranteeing.]  In law and common usage: to undertake or engage for the payment of (a debt) or the performance of (a duty) by another person; to undertake to secure (a possession, right, claim, etc.) to another against a specified contingency, or in all events; to give a guarantee concerning; to engage, assure, or secure as a thing that may be depended on; to warrant; as, to guarantee the execution of a treaty.
    The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a republican form of government.   --Constitution of the U. S.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guar·an·tee n.; pl. Guarantees
 1. In law and common usage: A promise to answer for the payment of some debt, or the performance of some duty, in case of the failure of another person, who is, in the first instance, liable to such payment or performance; an engagement which secures or insures another against a contingency; a warranty; a security. Same as Guaranty.
    His interest seemed to be a guarantee for his zeal.   --Macaulay.
 2. One who binds himself to see an undertaking of another performed; a guarantor.
 Note:Guarantor is the correct form in this sense.
 3. Law The person to whom a guaranty is made; --  the correlative of guarantor.
 Syn: -- Guarantee, Warranty.
 Usage: A guarantee is an engagement that a certain act will be done or not done in future. A warranty is an engagement as to the qualities or title of a thing at the time of the engagement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a written assurance that some product or service will be
           provided or will meet certain specifications [syn: warrant,
            warrantee, warranty]
      2: a pledge that something will happen or that something is
         true; "there is no guarantee that they are not lying"
      3: a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in
         case that person defaults [syn: guaranty]
      v 1: give surety or assume responsibility; "I vouch for the
           quality of my products" [syn: vouch]
      2: make certain of; "This nest egg will ensure a nice
         retirement for us"; "Preparation will guarantee success!"
         [syn: ensure, insure, assure, secure]
      3: promise to do or accomplish; "guarantee to free the
         prisoners" [syn: undertake]
      4: stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or
         condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells";
         "I warrant this information" [syn: warrant]