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verb [transitive] warrant pronunciation in American English /ˈwɔrənt/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlewarranting
past tensewarranted
past participlewarranted
  1. 1
    to make an action seem reasonable or necessary
    What he did was serious enough to warrant punishment.
    I don’t think a visit to the doctor is warranted.
  2. 2
    formal to promise something
    warrant that: The company must warrant that the goods meet high standards of construction.


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