Definitions for warrant

Definitions for (noun) warrant

Main entry: warrant

Definition: a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

Main entry: guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty

Definition: a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

Main entry: endorsement, indorsement, imprimatur, sanction, warrant, countenance

Definition: formal and explicit approval

Usage: a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Main entry: warrant, stock warrant, stock-purchase warrant

Definition: a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price

Usage: as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

Definitions for (verb) warrant

Main entry: guarantee, warrant

Definition: stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of

Usage: The dealer warrants all the cars he sells; I warrant this information

Main entry: justify, warrant

Definition: show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for

Usage: The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns; The end justifies the means

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