bond for costs

See security for costs.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • security for costs — security for costs: security sometimes required of a party to litigation in order to assure payment of expenses Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. security for costs …   Law dictionary

  • security for costs — A bond, undertaking, or deposit required of a plaintiff to secure the payment of costs in the action or the unpaid costs of a prior action. 20 Am J2d Costs §§ 37 et seq …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bond — 1 n 1 a: a usu. formal written agreement by which a person undertakes to perform a certain act (as appear in court or fulfill the obligations of a contract) or abstain from performing an act (as committing a crime) with the condition that failure …   Law dictionary

  • costs — A pecuniary allowance, made to the successful party (and recoverable from the losing party), for his expenses in prosecuting or defending an action or a distinct proceeding within an action. In federal courts, costs are allowed as a matter of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • costs — A pecuniary allowance, made to the successful party (and recoverable from the losing party), for his expenses in prosecuting or defending an action or a distinct proceeding within an action. In federal courts, costs are allowed as a matter of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Bond insurance — (also known as financial guaranty insurance ) is a type of insurance whereby an insurance company guarantees scheduled payments of interest and principal on a bond or other security in the event of a payment default by the issuer of the bond or… …   Wikipedia

  • bond — A certificate or evidence of a debt on which the issuing company or governmental body promises to pay the bondholders a specified amount of interest for a specified length of time, and to repay the loan on the expiration date. A long term debt… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bond — A certificate or evidence of a debt on which the issuing company or governmental body promises to pay the bondholders a specified amount of interest for a specified length of time, and to repay the loan on the expiration date. A long term debt… …   Black's law dictionary

  • bond — payment by a tenant to a landlord before the tenant takes over the premises and from which the landlord may be able to deduct arrears of rent or the cost of rectifying damage. Glossary of Business Terms (1) A debt security. Sometimes used only in …   Financial and business terms

  • Bond — Bonds are debt and are issued for a period of more than one year. The U.S. government, local governments, water districts, companies and many other types of institutions sell bonds. When an investor buys bonds, he or she is lending money. The… …   Financial and business terms

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