warrant


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to warrant: warrant officer
  • all
  • verb
  • noun

Synonyms for warrant

Synonyms for warrant

a justifying fact or consideration

something given to guarantee the repayment of a loan or the fulfillment of an obligation

an assumption of responsibility, as one given by a manufacturer, for the quality, worth, or durability of a product

a declaration that one will or will not do a certain thing

proof of legal permission to do something

to assume responsibility for the quality, worth, or durability of

to be a proper or sufficient occasion for

Synonyms for warrant

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

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

show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for

Synonyms

Related Words

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

References in classic literature ?
His first measure was to read the warrant aloud, taking care to give due emphasis to the most material parts, and concluding with the name of the Judge in very audible and distinct tones.
of him; how that the Sheriff had a mind to serve the King's warrant upon this same rogue, though little would he mind warrant of either king or sheriff, for he was far from being a law-abiding man.
Now by the bright eyes of Nan o' the Mill, and by mine own name and that's Wat o' the Crabstaff, and by mine own mother's son, and that's myself, will I, even I, Wat o' the Crabstaff, meet this same sturdy rogue, and gin he mind not the seal of our glorious sovereign King Harry, and the warrant of the good Sheriff of Nottinghamshire, I will so bruise, beat, and bemaul his pate that he shall never move finger or toe again
Ay, marry," said the messenger, "thou art a brave lad; but our good Sheriff hath offered fourscore angels of bright gold to whosoever shall serve the warrant upon Robin Hood; though little good will it do.
Ay, let' me but meet this same Robin Hood, and let me see whether he will not mind the King's warrant.
Within my pouch I have a warrant, all fairly written out on parchment, forsooth, with a great red seal for to make it lawful.
Thou hadst better watch thy warrant, man, or else he may steal it out of thy very pouch.
Fourscore bright angels hath the Sheriff promised me if I serve the warrant upon the knave's body, and ten of them will I give to thee if thou showest me him.
Ay, that will I," quoth Robin, "but show me thy warrant, man, until I see whether it be good or no.
No man shall see my warrant till I serve it upon yon fellow's own body.
Then Robin Hood laughed aloud and quickly took the warrant from out the Tinker's pouch with his deft fingers.
Dexter, and that he was himself a lawyer, and he asked to see our warrant.
I warrant me your legs would be a-weary before you had followed its bed into the Rocky Mountains; but then there are seasons when it might be done without wetting a foot.
But listen to the words of the Pawnee; he is a lad of spirit, and I warrant me many is the hard race that he has run with the Sioux bands.
Well, well,' says my governess, 'that's none of my business; if it was, I warrant I should find there was something of that kind in it; your modest men in common opinion are sometimes no better than other people, only they keep a better character, or, if you please, are the better hypocrites.