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Noun
Plural for a document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or another body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice
“He then failed to answer a summons from the examining magistrate, and a warrant for his arrest was issued on 28th January 1997.”
Noun
Plural for 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 - waiving their right to access further homeless services in York if they return.”
Noun
Plural for justification or authority for an action, belief, or feeling
“But he maintained that there is no warrant for reading into it that any discussion was intended by Himmler to take place with Hitler about killing the displaced Jewish Lubliners.”
Verb
Officially affirm or guarantee
“The vendor warrants the accuracy of the report.”
Verb
To give official or legal power to
“It turned out that a fraud had been committed and that it had been serious enough to warrant the man's prosecution, had he lived until his arrest and trial.”
Verb
To give official acceptance of as satisfactory
“… the state constitution warrants these measures.”
Verb
To have as a requirement
“… the situation warrants your immediate attention.”
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