(noun, verb)


1. a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

Definition categories: communication, writ

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

- as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities

Definition categories: possession, security, surety

3. formal and explicit approval

Similar word(s): countenance, endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction

Definition categories: communication, approval, commendation

4. a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

Similar word(s): guarantee, warrantee, warranty

Definition categories: communication, assurance, pledge

Sentences with warrant as a noun:

- an arrest warrant issued by Thai supreme court


1. provide adequate grounds to justify (a certain course of action)

- The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns

Definition categories: communication, justify, vindicate

2. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of

- The dealer warrants all the cars he sells

- I warrant this information

Similar word(s): guarantee

Definition categories: communication, back, endorse, indorse, support

Sentences with warrant as a verb:

- That tree is going to fall, I'll warrant.

- I am warranted to search these premises fully.

- Circumstances arose that warranted the use of lethal force.