An arrangement under which something (money, a document, or property) is held in trust by a third party until the occurrence of a condition allowing its release to a party to an underlying transaction. For example, a down payment may be held in escrow, typically by the realtor or a lawyer, until the closing of a real estate transaction.
(Law) a form of bail; a promise made by the accused to the court that he/she will attend all required judicial proceedings and will not engage in further illegal activity or other prohibited conduct as set by the court.
A guarantee or an assurance, explicit or implied, of something having to do with a contract, as of sale; esp., the seller's assurance to the purchaser that the goods or property is or shall be as represented and, if not, will be replaced or repaired, usually within a specified period of time
To undertake is defined as to manage funerals and burials.
is applied to a person handed over as a pledge for the fulfillment of certain terms or one seized and kept to force others to comply with demands
now usually refers to an article left as security for the money lent on it by a pawnbroker
is used of anything serving or given as evidence of authority, genuineness, good faith, etc. this watch is a token of our gratitude
applies to anything given or done as an indication, promise, or assurance of more to follow her early triumphs are an earnest of her success
, in this comparison, applies to anything given as security for the performance of an act or contract or for the payment of a debt he gave her a ring as a pledge
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