Origin of warrant
OTHER WORDS FROM warrantwar·rant·less, adjectivepre·war·rant, noun, verb (used with object)re·war·rant, verb (used with object)self-war·rant·ing, adjective
How to use warrant in a sentence
Wayne Huggins, executive director of the Virginia State Police Association, has praised efforts to improve training but has said no-knock warrants are needed at times to prevent the loss of life or the destruction of evidence.Ban on chokeholds, no-knock warrants among bills Northam signed into law|Laura Vozzella|October 28, 2020|Washington Post
Before the warrant could be obtained, Anderson-Agimuk left the police station on the advice of an attorney.Alaska’s “Him Too” Moment: When Politicians and Allies Come With Accusations of Their Own|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News and Greg Kim, KYUK|October 23, 2020|ProPublica
Still, about 40 percent or more of these New Yorkers typically miss their court date, usually scheduled for 60 to 90 days after the citation is issued, resulting in an arrest warrant.Easy interventions like revamping forms help people show up to court|Sujata Gupta|October 8, 2020|Science News
The law allows British authorities to examine, without a warrant, which servers a person connected to and when.
If there is a valid warrant and the issuing agency will take custody of the person, by law the police must make an arrest, it said.The Startling Reach and Disparate Impact of Cleveland Clinic’s Private Police Force|by David Armstrong|September 28, 2020|ProPublica
In warranting your safe passage to the Duke's court, and your safe return from it to your own country, I think I cannot fail.Anne of Geierstein, Volume I (of 2)|Sir Walter Scott
This exemption should not be taken as warranting a general exercise of the right of asylum on board vessels of war.International Law|George Grafton Wilson and George Fox Tucker
Nor is it always necessary to inflict lawful punishment, many circumstances warranting its remission.
Then, on the other hand, he has the right and duty of warranting his men.Domesday Book and Beyond|Frederic William Maitland
Was Mr. Aubrey to be seduced into an act warranting them in proceeding to instant extremities against him?Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 3.|Samuel Warren
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see sign one's own death warrant.