Ensure vs. Guarantee

Ensure vs. Guarantee — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Ensure and Guarantee

Ensureverb

To make sure or certain; insure

Our precautions ensured our safety. See Usage Note at assure.

Guaranteenoun

Something that assures a particular outcome or condition

Lack of interest is a guarantee of failure.

Ensureverb

(transitive) To make a pledge to (someone); to promise, guarantee (someone of something); to assure.

Guaranteenoun

A promise or assurance, especially one given in writing, that attests to the quality or durability of a product or service.

Ensureverb

(intransitive) To make sure or certain of something (usually some future event or condition).

I use an alarm clock to ensure that I get up on time.

Guaranteenoun

A pledge that something will be performed in a specified manner.

Ensureverb

make certain of;

This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for usPreparation will guarantee success!

Guaranteenoun

A guarantor.

Ensureverb

be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something;

He verified that the valves were closedSee that the curtains are closedcontrol the quality of the product

Guaranteenoun

A guaranty.

Guaranteeverb

To assume responsibility for the debt, default, or miscarriage of.

Guaranteeverb

To assume responsibility for the quality or performance of

guarantee a product.

Guaranteeverb

To undertake to do, accomplish, or ensure (something) for another

guaranteed to free the captives.guarantees freedom of speech.

Guaranteeverb

To make certain

The rain guarantees a good crop this year.

Guaranteeverb

To guaranty.

Guaranteeverb

To furnish security for.

Guaranteeverb

To express or declare with conviction

I guarantee that you'll like this book.

Guaranteenoun

Anything that assures a certain outcome.

Can you give me a guarantee that he will be fit for the match?

Guaranteenoun

A legal assurance of something, e.g. a security for the fulfillment of an obligation.

Guaranteenoun

More specifically, a written declaration that a certain product will be fit for a purpose and work correctly; a warranty

The cooker comes with a five-year guarantee.

Guaranteenoun

The person to whom a guarantee is made.

Guaranteenoun

(colloquial) A person who gives such a guarantee; a guarantor.

Guaranteeverb

To give an assurance that something will be done right.

Guaranteeverb

To assume responsibility for a debt or other obligation.

Guaranteeverb

To make something certain.

The long sunny days guarantee a good crop.

Guaranteenoun

a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

Guaranteenoun

a pledge that something will happen or that something is true;

there is no guarantee that they are not lying

Guaranteenoun

a collateral agreement to answer for the debt of another in case that person defaults

Guaranteeverb

give surety or assume responsibility;

I vouch for the quality of my products

Guaranteeverb

make certain of;

This nest egg will ensure a nice retirement for usPreparation will guarantee success!

Guaranteeverb

promise to do or accomplish;

guarantee to free the prisoners

Guaranteeverb

stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of;

The dealer warrants all the cars he sellsI warrant this information