Antonyms for surety

Grammar : Noun
Spell : shoo r-i-tee, shoo r-tee, shur-i-tee, shur-tee
Phonetic Transcription : ˈʃʊər ɪ ti, ˈʃʊər ti, ˈʃɜr ɪ ti, ˈʃɜr ti

Definition of surety

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Old French seurté, from Latin securitatem (nominative securitas) "freedom from care or danger, safety, security," from securus (see secure). Until 1966, the French national criminal police department was the Sûreté nationale.
  • noun pledge
  • noun guarantee
Example sentences :
  • "I refuse to accept your surety, for your own sake," said the Marchese.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • When I ask him to be my surety for a couple of hundred thousand crowns?
  • Extract from : « The Great Hunger » by Johan Bojer
  • A friend of his wife's was his surety; such things often happen.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • He gave me the right to sequestrate his pay by way of surety.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Let them but admit it to me and of a surety I will fling them into imprisonment!
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, October, 1930 » by Various
  • You may have a double in the wings, of course, but even that provides no surety.
  • Extract from : « The Making Of A Novelist » by David Christie Murray
  • Surety, father, you do not think him in danger of relapsing into the worship of his ancestors?
  • Extract from : « The Pioneers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • And, of a surety, I am richer by far than the goddess who has but one daughter and one son.
  • Extract from : « A Book of Myths » by Jean Lang
  • I never had much faith (if I dare make so free) in the surety of our retreat here.
  • Extract from : « John Splendid » by Neil Munro
  • The second surety might prove to be any sort of worthless fellow.
  • Extract from : « The Calico Cat » by Charles Miner Thompson

Synonyms for surety

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