View synonyms for warranted


[ wawr-uhn-tid, wor- ]


  1. justified or well-founded:

    There is thus no cause for uncertainty here, and no warranted basis for any speculation.

  2. backed or covered by a warranty or guarantee:

    If you don't distance the turbines from each other, the turbulence from their wakes may reduce their warranted life.

  3. Every significant business decision made by a warranted contracting officer must be reviewed by an independent board.


  1. the simple past tense and past participle of warrant.
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  • non·war·rant·ed adjective
  • qua·si-war·rant·ed adjective
  • un·war·rant·ed adjective
  • un·war·rant·ed·ly adverb
  • well-war·rant·ed adjective
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Shopify has already exercised a quarter of those warrants, while the rest is set to convert upon the IPO.

From Fortune

Border Patrol was making the courthouse arrests without warrants and not only violating the constitutional rights of those they arrested, but creating a “chilling effect” on noncitizen witnesses, the complaint argued.

Two officers with the department’s warrant apprehension task force were in an unmarked vehicle conducting surveillance for a domestic violence warrant in the Rosemont neighborhood when the incident occurred, Harrison said.

Michigan’s Proposition 22, which requires a search warrant for electronic and data and communications, will pass with wide margins.

Mattingly claims that he has suffered “severe trauma and emotional distress” after being shot in the leg by Walker while executing the search warrant on March 13th.

Until these nations can provide basic health care, the fear is warranted.

Isaacs says that the epidemic is inciting panic worldwide that, in his opinion, may soon be warranted.

After advising against travel to the affected areas, Frieden said increased caution is warranted.

Were they keeping a list instead of getting their work done, perhaps discipline is warranted.

Governments at all levels will face short-term costs, of course, but the economic fear of immigrants has never been warranted.

Yet no body of professing Christians are warranted in uniting in covenant with those who hold not the truth.

But no one is therefore warranted in maintaining that to apply it so, is to use it in things religious.

It was not my good fortune to be allowed to follow up my plans, which almost warranted a certainty of success.

We are warranted to maintain that what was Covenanted before, no less than it should be performed, should be vowed again.

Nor when either of them was resorted to, seeing that any one of them was warranted, was the vow left unpaid.