Warrant Meaning and Definition


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Warrant meaning

Word: Warrant

How to pronounce: ˈwɒrənt

Noun

Definitions:

1. A document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or some other body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice.

Example sentences: "Magistrates issued a warrant for his arrest"

2. Justification or authority for an action, belief, or feeling.

Example sentences: "There is no warrant for this assumption"

3. An official certificate of appointment issued to an officer of lower rank than a commissioned officer.

Transitive verb

Definitions:

1. Justify or necessitate (a certain course of action)

Example sentences: "That offense is serious enough to warrant a court martial"


Synonyms:

injunction

acquit

justify

deserve

require

insist

necessitate

take

guarantee

guaranty

sanction

imprimatur

certify

confirm

demand

claim

authorization

licence

avouch

need

empower

enable


Antonyms:

prohibit


Derivations:

warranting

warrantless

warranted

warranty

warrantable

warrantor

warrantee


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Warrant in Other Languages...

Spanish: Garantizar

German: Garantieren

French: Garantir

Italian: Giustificare

Turkish: Emir


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