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warrant meaning and definition

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Definition of warrant (noun)

  1. a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
  2. 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
  3. formal and explicit approval
  4. a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications


Definition of warrant (verb)

  1. show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
    • "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
    • synonyms: justify
  2. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
    • "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
    • synonyms: guarantee
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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