an act or an instance of warranting; assurance; authorization; warrant.
Law. a stipulation, explicit or implied, in assurance of some particular in connection with a contract, as of sale: an express warranty of the quality of goods. Also called covenant of warranty. a covenant in a deed to land by which the party conveying assures the grantee that he or she will enjoy the premises free from interference by any person claiming under a superior title. Compare quitclaim deed, warranty deed. (in the law of insurance) a statement or promise, made by the party insured, and included as an essential part of the contract, falsity or nonfulfillment of which renders the policy void. a judicial document, as a warrant or writ.
a written guarantee given to the purchaser of a new appliance, automobile, or other item by the manufacturer or dealer, usually specifying that the manufacturer will make any repairs or replace defective parts free of charge for a stated period of time.
to provide a manufacturer's or dealer's warranty for: The automaker warranties its new cars against exterior rust.
(property law) a covenant, express or implied, by which the vendor of real property vouches for the security of the title conveyed