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warrant

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of warrant

  1. the approval by someone in authority for the doing of something <some employees suspected that the supervisor had no warrant from the CEO for instituting the draconian work rules> Synonyms allowance, authorization, clearance, concurrence, consent, granting, green light, leave, license (or licence), sanction, sufferance, permissionRelated Words imprimatur, seal, signature, stamp; accreditation, certification; liberty, pass; concession, patent, permit; tolerance, toleration; acceptance, acquiescence, agreement, assent, OK (or okay); accord, grantNear Antonyms denial, refusal, rejection, revocation; taboo (also tabu); injunction, veto; deterrence, discouragement, repression, suppression; ban, embargo, exclusionAntonyms interdiction, prohibition, proscription




warrant

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of warrant

  1. 1 to assume responsibility for the satisfactory quality or performance of <the computer company unconditionally warrants all of its products for one full year> Synonyms guarantee, guaranty Related Words attest, authenticate, avouch, certify, testify (to), vouch (for), witness; assure, bond, contract, covenant; pledge, plight, stipulate, swear, undertake, vow; adhere, assert, aver, avow, declare, insist; insure

  2. 2 to give official acceptance of as satisfactory <the state constitution warrants these measures> Synonyms accredit, approbate, authorize, clear, confirm, finalize, formalize, homologate, OK (or okay), ratify, sanction, approveRelated Words accept, acknowledge, affirm; certify, endorse (also indorse), validate; bless, canonize, sanctify; initial, rubber-stamp, sign, sign off (on); allow, enable, legalize, license (also licence), pass, permit; reapproveNear Antonyms ban, enjoin, forbid, illegalize, interdict, prohibit, proscribe; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook; rebuff, rebut, refuse, spurnAntonyms decline, deny, disallow, disapprove, negative, reject, turn down, veto

  3. 3 to have as a requirement <the situation warrants your immediate attention> Synonyms bear, challenge, claim, demand, necessitate, require, take, want, needRelated Words entail, involve; ask, beg, claim, clamor (for), cry (for); hurt (for), lack; command, enjoin, exact, insist, press, quest, stipulateNear Antonyms own, possessAntonyms have, hold

  4. 4 to state as a fact usually forcefully <we'll all be dead before that happens, I warrant> Synonyms affirm, allege, assert, aver, avouch, avow, contend, declare, insist, maintain, profess, protest, purport, claimRelated Words announce, broadcast, proclaim; argue, rationalize, reason; confirm, justify, vindicate; defend, persevere, support, uphold; reaffirm, reassertNear Antonyms abandon; disavow, disclaim, disown, negate, negative, reject, repudiate; challenge, dispute, question; confute, disprove, rebut, refute; contradict, counterAntonyms deny, gainsay

  5. 5 to give official or legal power to <bailiffs are warranted to enforce the subpoena> Synonyms accredit, certify, charter [British], commission, empower, enable, invest, license (also licence), qualify, vest, authorizeRelated Words approve, clear, credential, endorse (also indorse), OK (or okay), sanction; affirm, confirm, validate; inaugurate, induct, initiate, install, instate, swear in; allow, let, permit; enfranchise, entitle, privilegeNear Antonyms ban, bar, block, constrain, deny, disallow, disbar, discourage, disenfranchise, disfranchise, exclude, hinder, hold back, impede, inhibit, obstruct, prevent, shut out, stop; enjoin, forbid, interdict, outlaw, prohibit, proscribe, vetoAntonyms disqualify





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