|1.||[ verb ] show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for|
"The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns" "The end justifies the means"
|Related terms:||confirm justification|
|2.||[ noun ] (law,writing) a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts|
|Related terms:||writ legal_document search_warrant pardon death_warrant bench_warrant commutation reprieve cachet law|
|3.||[ verb ] stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of|
"The dealer warrants all the cars he sells" "I warrant this information"
|Related terms:||back cover certify guarantee guarantee guarantor|
|4.||[ noun ] formal and explicit approval|
|Synonyms:||sanction imprimatur countenance indorsement endorsement|
"a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
|Related terms:||approval OK visa nihil_obstat approve certify sanction|
|5.||[ noun ] a type of security issued by a corporation (usually with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price|
"they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"
|Related terms:||security subscription_warrant perpetual_warrant|
|6.||[ noun ] a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications|
|Synonyms:||guarantee warrantee warranty|
|Related terms:||assurance security deposit stock_warrant guarantee|