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warrantable

[wawr-uh n-tuh-buh l, wor-]
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adjective
  1. capable of being warranted.
  2. (of deer) of a legal age for hunting.
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Origin of warrantable

First recorded in 1575–85; warrant + -able
Related formsnon·war·rant·a·ble, adjectivenon·war·rant·a·bly, adverbun·war·rant·a·ble, adjectiveun·war·rant·a·bly, adverbun·war·rant·a·ble·ness, noun
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Related Words for warrantable

probable, acceptable, logical, admissible, valid, understandable, legitimate, reasonable, lawful, proper, defensible, allowable, justifiable, constitutional, legal, statutory, authorized, permissible, rightful, plausible

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Historical Examples of warrantable

  • To delay their publication did not, indeed, appear to be warrantable.

    An Essay on the Shaking Palsy

    James Parkinson

  • Tribute is tribute, and Mr. Worthington was a warrantable gentleman.

    Rest Harrow

    Maurice Hewlett

  • Four or five hours are often spent by the most skilful harbourer in tracking a warrantable stag to his lair.

  • It is a necessary and warrantable pride to disdain to walk servilely behind any individual, however elevated his rank.

  • "A warrantable deer," answered Rube, and each mused in silence for more than a minute.

    Katerfelto

    G. J. Whyte-Melville