HyperDic: warrant

English > 6 senses of the word warrant:
NOUNcommunicationwarranta writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
possessionwarrant, stock warrant, stock-purchase warranta 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
communicationwarrant, sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, imprimaturformal and explicit approval
communicationwarrant, guarantee, warrantee, warrantya written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
VERBcommunicationwarrantshow to be reasonable / reasonable or provide adequate ground for
communicationwarrant, guaranteestand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
warrant > pronunciation
Soundswao'rahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > warrant: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerbench warrant, arrest warrantA warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to apprehend an offender and bring that person to court
cachet, lettre de cachetA warrant formerly issued by a French king who could warrant imprisonment or death in a signed letter under his seal
commutationA warrant substituting a lesser punishment for a greater one
death warrantA warrant to execute the death sentence
pardon, amnestyA warrant granting release from punishment for an offense
reprieveA warrant granting postponement (usually to postpone the execution of the death sentence)
search warrantA warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to search for objects or people involved in the commission of a crime and to produce them in court
Broaderwrit, judicial writ(law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
Spanishorden, orden policial, warrant
Catalanordre, ordre policial
English > warrant: 6 senses > noun 2, possession
MeaningA 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.
Example"as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities"
Synonymsstock warrant, stock-purchase warrant
Narrowerperpetual warrantA warrant with no expiration date
subscription warrantA warrant that expires on a stipulated date
Broadersecurity, suretyProperty that your creditor can claim in case you default on your obligation
English > warrant: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningformal and explicit approval.
Synonymssanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, imprimatur
NarrowerO.K., OK, okay, okey, okehAn endorsement
nihil obstatThe phrase used by the official censor of the Roman Catholic Church to say that a publication has been examined and contains nothing offensive to the church
visaAn endorsement made in a passport that allows the bearer to enter the country issuing it
Broaderapproval, commendationA message expressing a favorable opinion
Spanishaprobación, autorización, consentimiento, garantía, imprimatur, imprimátur, refrendación, sanción
Catalanautorització, consentiment, imprimatur
English > warrant: 6 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications.
Synonymsguarantee, warrantee, warranty
NarrowerdepositA payment given as a guarantee that an obligation will be met
security, suretyA guarantee that an obligation will be met
stock warrantA written certificate that gives the holder the right to purchase shares of a stock for a specified price within a specified period of time
Broaderassurance, pledgeA binding commitment to do or give or refrain from something
Spanishaval, garantía
Catalanaval, garantia
Verbswarrantstand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
English > warrant: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningshow to be reasonable / reasonable or provide adequate ground for.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"
Broaderjustify, vindicateshow to be right by providing justification or proof
Spanishasegurar, garantizar, justificar
Catalanafermançar, assegurar, garantir, justificar
English > warrant: 6 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningStand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"
  • "I warrant this information"
Synonymguarantee
Narrowercertify, endorse, indorseguarantee as meeting a certain standard
cover, insure, underwriteprotect by insurance
Broaderback, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, supportBe behind
Spanishasegurar, avalar, garantizar
Catalanafermançar, assegurar, avalar, garantir
Nounswarranta written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
warranteea customer to whom a warrant or guarantee is given
warrantor, warranterone who provides a warrant or guarantee to another

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