implied warranty

implied warranty
implied warranty see warranty 2a

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

implied warranty
A guarantee that is not written down or explicitly spoken. (See also: implied warranty of merchantability, implied warranty of fitness, implied warranty of habitability)
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property → Renters' & Tenants' Rights
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

implied warranty
A promise, arising by operation of law, that something that is sold will be merchantable and fit for the purpose for which it is sold.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

implied warranty
A promise, arising by operation of law, that something that is sold will be merchantable and fit for the purpose for which it is sold.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

implied warranty
   an assumption at law that products are "merchantable," meaning they work and are useable as normally expected by consumers, unless there is a warning that they are sold "as is" or second-hand without any warranty. A grant deed of real property carries the implied warranty of good title, meaning the grantor (seller) had a title (ownership) to transfer.
   See also: caveat emptor, implied

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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