Synonyms of 'warrant'
to make necessaryThe allegations are serious enough to warrant an investigation.
The task demands much patience and hard work.
This requires thought, effort, and a certain ruthlessness.
Such ideas merit careful consideration.
Her attire did not rate a second glance.
Companies must earn a reputation for honesty.
The young should treat the old with the respect that they deserve.
MPs approved the bill by a majority of 97.
I was permitted to bring my camera into the concert.
Our constitution does not permit the sending of troops.
He may seem ready to sanction the use of force.
This decision was fully justified by economic conditions.
the council can license a U.S. company to produce the drug
We are willing to authorize a police raid.
Such a decision would entail a huge risk.
A prolonged drought had necessitated the introduction of water rationing.
be worthy of,
a cause which is worthy of our support
give ground for
The ship owner must warrant that his vessel is seaworthy.
Surplus resources alone do not guarantee growth.
They declare that there is no lawful impediment to the marriage.
Last night's victory has assured their promotion.
I pledge that by next year we will have the problem solved.
They promised they would deliver it on Friday.
Prosecutors maintain that no deal was made.
Steps must be taken to ensure this never happens again.
The loan is secured against your home.
Alan swore that he would do everything in his power to help us.
a special agency to underwrite small business loans
`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
They have certified the document as genuine.
attest, , , ,
Records attest to his long history of violence.
an official authorization for some action or decisionPolice have issued a warrant for his arrest.
a request for authorization to use military force
He has to apply for a permit before looking for a job.
Fiction gives her licence to go where the traditional biographer would not dare to tread.
They cannot leave the country without permission.
Women and children have been given permission to leave.
She must first be given authority by her board.
She approached me with a commission to write the screen play for the film.
He expressed his opposition to lifting the sanctions.
a pledge to step up cooperation between the states
There is some warrant for his behaviour.
I knew there was no justification for what I was doing.
I hope you have a good reason for your behaviour.
defence, , ,
a spirited defence of the government's economic progress
the rationale for punishment
He called the success a vindication of his party's economic policy.
The judge has no authority to order a second trial.
a document that certifies or guarantees something, such as a receipt or licenceI'll have a travel warrant issued for you later today.
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in the sense of affirm
to declare to be true`The place is a dump,' she affirmed.
in the sense of approve
to authorize or agree toMPs approved the bill by a majority of 97.
go along with,
buy into (informal),
give the go-ahead to (informal),
give the green light to,
O.K. or okay (informal)
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Thesaurus for warrant from the Collins English Thesaurus