surety

meaning: something clearly established (noun)


meaning: a guarantee that an obligation will be met (noun)

synonyms:security,


meaning: one who provides a warrant or guarantee to another (noun)

synonyms:guarantor, warrantor, warranter,


meaning: a prisoner who is held by one party to insure that another party will meet specified terms (noun)

synonyms:hostage,


meaning: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation (noun)

synonyms:security,