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    warrant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word warrant

    (noun) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts Definition
    (noun) 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
    Example Sentence
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities
    (noun) formal and explicit approval
    Example Sentence
    • a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement
    (noun) a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
    Synonyms : guarantee , warrantee , warranty
    (verb) show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
    Synonyms : justify
    Example Sentence
    • The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns
    • The end justifies the means
    (verb) stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
    Synonyms : guarantee
    Example Sentence
    • The dealer warrants all the cars he sells
    • I warrant this information
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for warrant

we say a WARRANT is issued against him, so a warrant is to JUSTIFY that he is liable to be taken into custody

Warrant your reasons before declaring WAR against ANT

Warrant and errant sound the same. A warrant stands for a document giving legal authorisation for an action. Errant refers to a wayward person. So, you can say...the warrant is for the errant boys.

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