guarantor guarantor  /ˌɡɛ rən ˈtɔr/

Definition(s):

  • (n) one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. And, once he had achieved power, the gun remained its guarantor.
  2. Britain, as the third guarantor of the constitution, and the former colonial owner of Cyprus, was the only power with freedom of action.
  3. By contrast, the President, in Putin's view, acts as the guarantor of the Constitution and sets policy guidelines.

News

  • Focusing on Fannie, Freddie's Future

    Republicans and Democrats have begun work on a bipartisan bill that would replace Fannie and Freddie within five years with a new "public guarantor," part of a broader framework designed to wean the government from its outsized role backstopping the nation's $10 trillion mortgage market, the Wall Street Journal reports.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Business Journal

Quotes

  1. "Russia's historic role of the guarantor of peace in the Caucasus has increased," said Boris Gryzlov, speaker of the lower chamber. "The Caucasus has always been and will remain the zone of Russia's strategic interests."
    on Aug 25, 2008 By: Boris Gryzlov Source: Washington Post

  2. "The same is true with the press, in my view a critically important guarantor of our freedom," Gates said.
    on May 25, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Washington Post

  3. "Russia, as guarantor of security in the Caucasus and the region, will make the decision which unambiguously supports the will of these two Caucasus peoples," Medvedev said.
    on Aug 14, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: AFP

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