Warranty vs Maintenance - What's the difference?

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In legal|lang=en terms the difference between warranty and maintenance

is that warranty is (legal) an engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or promised to be in sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title while maintenance is (legal) (uk english) alimony, a periodical payment or a lump sum made or ordered to be made to a spouse after a divorce.

As nouns the difference between warranty and maintenance

is that warranty is security; warrant; guarantee while maintenance is actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service.

As a verb warranty

is to warrant; to guarantee.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

warranty

English

Noun

(warranties)
  • Security; warrant; guarantee.
  • The stamp was a warranty of the public. -(John Locke).
  • (obsolete, legal) A covenant real, whereby the granter of an estate of freehold and his heirs were bound to warrant and defend the title, and, in case of eviction by title paramount, to yield other lands of equal value in recompense. This warranty has long since become obsolete, and its place supplied by personal covenants for title. Among these is the covenant of warranty, which runs with the land, and is in the nature of a real covenant.
  • (legal) An engagement or undertaking, expressed or implied, that a certain fact regarding the subject of a contract is, or shall be, as it is expressly implied or promised to be. In sales of goods by persons in possession, there is an implied warranty of title.
  • (insurance law) A stipulation or engagement by a party insured, that certain things, relating to the subject of insurance, or affecting the risk, exist, or shall exist, or have been done, or shall be done. These warranties, when expressed, should appear in the policy; but there are certain implied warranties.
  • (rare) Justifying mandate or precept; authority; warrant. Shakespeare
  • If they disobey precept, that is no excuse to us, nor gives us any warranty . . . to disobey likewise. -Kettlewe.

    Synonyms

    * guarantee * warrant

    Verb

    (en-verb)
  • To warrant; to guarantee.
  • References

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    maintenance

    Alternative forms

    * maintenaunce

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Actions performed to keep some machine or system functioning or in service
  • (legal) A tort committed when a third party who does not have a bona fide interest in a lawsuit provides help or acquires an interest to a litigant's lawsuit.
  • (legal) (UK English) Alimony, a periodical payment or a lump sum made or ordered to be made to a spouse after a divorce.
  • Money required or spent to provide for the needs of a person or a family.
  • See also

    * high-maintenance * low-maintenance * maintenance-free * maintenance window