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Noun warrant has 4 senses
- warrant - a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
--1 is a kind of writ, judicial writ
--1 has particulars:
- warrant, stock warrant, stock-purchase warrant - 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"
--2 is a kind of security, surety
--2 has particulars: perpetual warrant; subscription warrant
- sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur - formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
--3 is a kind of approval, commendation
--3 has particulars:
- guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty - a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
--4 is a kind of assurance, pledge
--4 has particulars: security, surety; deposit; stock warrant
Verb warrant has 2 senses
- justify, warrant - show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for; "The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
--1 is one way to confirm, reassert
Something ----s something
- guarantee, warrant - stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of; "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
--2 is one way to back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support
Somebody ----s something