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Definition of Warrant
WarrantWarrant War"rant, n. [OE. warant, OF. warant a warrant, a
defender, protector, F. garant, originally a p. pr. pf German
origin, fr. OHG. wer[=e]n to grant, warrant, G. gew["a]hren;
akin to OFries. wera. Cf. Guarantee.]
1. That which warrants or authorizes; a commission giving
authority, or justifying the doing of anything; an act,
instrument, or obligation, by which one person authorizes
another to do something which he has not otherwise a right
to do; an act or instrument investing one with a right or
authority, and thus securing him from loss or damage;
commission; authority. Specifically:
(a) A writing which authorizes a person to receive money
or other thing.
(b) (Law) A precept issued by a magistrate authorizing an
officer to make an arrest, a seizure, or a search, or
do other acts incident to the administration of
(c) (Mil. & Nav.) An official certificate of appointment
issued to an officer of lower rank than a commissioned
officer. See Warrant officer, below.
2. That which vouches or insures for anything; guaranty;
I give thee warrant of thy place. --Shak.
His worth is warrant for his welcome hither. --Shak.
3. That which attests or proves; a voucher.
4. Right; legality; allowance. [Obs.] --Shak.
Bench warrant. (Law) See in the Vocabulary.
Dock warrant (Com.), a customhouse license or authority.
General warrant. (Law) See under General.
Land warrant. See under Land.
Search warrant. (Law) See under Search, n.
Warrant of attorney (Law), written authority given by one
person to another empowering him to transact business for
him; specifically, written authority given by a client to
his attorney to appear for him in court, and to suffer
judgment to pass against him by confession in favor of
some specified person. --Bouvier.
Warrant officer, a noncommissioned officer, as a sergeant,
corporal, bandmaster, etc., in the army, or a
quartermaster, gunner, boatswain, etc., in the navy.
Warrant to sue and defend.
(a) (O. Eng. Law) A special warrant from the crown,
authorizing a party to appoint an attorney to sue or
defend for him.
(b) A special authority given by a party to his attorney
to commence a suit, or to appear and defend a suit in
his behalf. This warrant is now disused. --Burrill.
Meaning of Warrant from wikipedia
- Look up warrant
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Warrant
(law), a form of specific authorization Arrest warrant
- Warrant officer
(WO) is a rank or category
in the armed forces
of many countries. Depending
on the country, service, or historical
- In the United States Armed
Forces, the ranks
of warrant officer
(grades W‑1 to W‑5; see NATO: WO1–WO5) are rated
as officers above
- The Warrant
is a 2020 American
Western-themed film. The film stars Steven
and Neal McDonough
as a father
and son duo, who dedicate their
- An arrest warrant
is a warrant issued
by a judge
of the state, which authorizes
of an individual, or the...
- In finance, a warrant
is a security
to buy or sell stock, typically
of the issuing
company, at a fixed price
- may refer
to: Royal warrant
of appointment, warrant
who supply goods
to a royal court Royal warrant
- warrant officer
(WO) in the British Armed Forces
is a member
of the highest group
of non-commissioned ranks, holding
the King's (or Queen's) warrant
- execution warrant
(also called death warrant
or black warrant
) is a writ that authorizes
of a condemned
person. An execution warrant
- include search warrants
, arrest warrants
, and execution warrants
. Arrest warrant
by a judge
to detain someone Execution warrant
, writ issued
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