a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts
warrant, stock warrant, stock-purchase warrant(noun)
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"
sanction, countenance, endorsement, indorsement, warrant, imprimatur(noun)
formal and explicit approval
"a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"
endorsement, second, stock warrant, kisser, phiz, secondment, warranty, authorization, physiognomy, sanction, warrant, mug, indorsement, blurb, countenance, guarantee, stock-purchase warrant, imprimatur, warrantee, smiler, visage, authority, authorisation
guarantee, warrant, warrantee, warranty(verb)
a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications
show to be reasonable or provide adequate ground for
"The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns"; "The end justifies the means"
stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of
"The dealer warrants all the cars he sells"; "I warrant this information"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
A precedent is an authoritative case, example, or instance. The communism of the early Christians in Jerusalem is a wonderful example or instance of Christian liberality, but not a precedent for the universal church through all time. Cases decided by irregular or unauthorized tribunals are not precedents for the regular administration of law. An obiter dictum is an opinion outside of the case in hand, which can not be quoted as an authoritative precedent. Compare CAUSE; EXAMPLE.
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Translations for warrant
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- Nachweis, garantierenGerman
- garantizar, orden, cédula, garantíaSpanish
- suojelija, valtakirja, warrantti, määräys, katsastustodistus, merkintäoikeus, valtuutus, todistusFinnish
- mandat, mandat de conformitéFrench
- barrantachd, urras, barrantaichScottish Gaelic
- forsikre, garantereNorwegian
- nakaz, gwarantowaćPolish
- гара́нтия, о́рдер, гаранти́ровать, руча́ться, правомо́чие, защи́тник, поручи́ться, полномо́чие, манда́т, купо́н, варра́нтRussian
- garanti etmek, güvence vermek, teminat vermekTurkish
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