Definition Of awarrant


a document issued by a legal or government official authorizing the police or some other body to make an arrest, search premises, or carry out some other action relating to the administration of justice.

magistrates issued a warrant for his arrest

an official certificate of appointment issued to an officer of lower rank than a commissioned officer.

justify or necessitate (a certain course of action).

that offense is serious enough to warrant a court marshal

Example Of awarrant

  • warrant bonds

  • an extradition warrant

  • As a sheriff is liable for the acts of the officers acting under his warrant , his bailiffs are annually bound to him in an obligation with sureties for the faithful discharge of their office.

  • Based on the current warrant and share price, the warrant gives gearing of 1.8 times.

  • But he was not considered to be a serious enough risk to warrant a full-scale surveillance operation.

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