Definitions for "surety"
A pledge, guarantee or bond, usually to back the performance of an individual or company.
That which makes sure; that which confirms; ground of confidence or security.
One who is bound with and for another who is primarily liable, and who is called the principal; one who engages to answer for another's appearance in court, or for his payment of a debt, or for performance of some act; a bondsman; a bail.
Keywords:  hostage, hence, substitute
Hence, a substitute; a hostage.
a favoured debtor (v) A cheque issued without keeping sufficient funds in the bank account will have serious consequences
The state of being sure; certainty; security.
Security against loss or damage; security for payment, or for the performance of some act.
To act as surety for.
something clearly established
a monetary sum provided by the applicant to the District
Keywords:  chemical, see
see chemical surety.