Synonyms for warrant

Synonyms for (noun) warrant

Synonyms: warrant

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

Similar words: judicial writ, writ

Definition: (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer


Synonyms: guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty

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

Similar words: pledge, assurance

Definition: a binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something

Usage: an assurance of help when needed; signed a pledge never to reveal the secret


Synonyms: endorsement, indorsement, imprimatur, sanction, warrant, countenance

Definition: formal and explicit approval

Usage: a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement

Similar words: commendation, approval

Definition: a message expressing a favorable opinion

Usage: words of approval seldom passed his lips


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: surety, security

Definition: property that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation

Usage: bankers are reluctant to lend without good security

Synonyms for (verb) warrant

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: plump for, plunk for, endorse, indorse, back, support

Definition: be behind; approve of

Usage: He plumped for the Labor Party; I backed Kennedy in 1960


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: reassert, confirm

Definition: strengthen or make more firm

Usage: The witnesses confirmed the victim's account