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Noun
A legal document authorizing actions or conduct related to the administration of justice
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“He then failed to answer a summons from the examining magistrate, and a warrant for his arrest was issued on 28th January 1997.”
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The authority or permission for an action or behavior
“Did you interpret the instructions you were given to be a sufficient warrant for your actions at the time?”
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The basis or grounds for an action, belief, or feeling
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“But he maintained that there is no warrant for reading into it that any discussion was intended to take place about the aforementioned atrocity.”
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A document that entitles the holder to receive goods, money, or services
“It says they are given a travel warrant and asked to sign a form.”
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A formal document granting or demanding certain rights or liberties
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A document that establishes the identity of someone or something
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A solemn promise or undertaking
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The action or fact of becoming qualified as a recognized practitioner of a profession or activity
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The power to decide or allow something
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An official accusation for a criminal offense, or the process by which it is brought to a jury
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An individual rule as part of a system of law or religious doctrine
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A thing serving as a visible or tangible representation of a fact, quality, feeling, etc
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An order for money to be paid (such as a check)
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An engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action
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Verb
To officially affirm or guarantee
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“We, by no means, warrant the accuracy of this piece of natural history.”
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To merit or be a justification for
“It turned out that a fraud had been committed and that it had been serious enough to warrant the man's prosecution.”
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To accept as satisfactory or conforming to the required standards or rules
“I think that his experience has not been sufficiently great to warrant his application as a man in charge of a party.”
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To bestow legal or official authority to
“I conceive that if there are sufficient materials laid before the seneschal to warrant him to issue the attachment, he is irresponsible for the use which is made of it.”
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To require as a necessity
“Brainstorm with your staff to gather additional facts and think of details that will warrant your attention.”
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To allow or permit an action or activity
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To make lawful or valid
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To express approval or agreement
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