Hamed filed a complaint with the police, but they closed case saying "the circumstances do not warrant an investigation or trial."
Not enough black films are being made to warrant a piece of the pie.
The show closes in five days, and therefore seems to warrant a parting Pic or two from me.
The warrant shines a spotlight on the new rules of engagement for both celebrities and their stalkers in the Information Age.
My father asked them for their warrant, but they shoved him aside, entered the girls' bedroom and pulled me out of bed.
To deprive of commission, warrant, or rating, by court-martial.
But I'll warrant you there's a kitchen garden in the rear of the palace.
He is as full of cunning as an ape, and, I warrant me, would act his part marvellously.
A warrant was made out, and he was forthwith sent to the jail.
Attempts may be made to read further meaning into them but the language would not warrant it.
early 13c., "protector, defender," from Old North French warant (Old French garant), from Frankish *warand (cf. Old High German weren "to authorize, warrant," German gewähren "to grant"), from Proto-Germanic *war- "to warn, guard, protect," perhaps from PIE root *wer- "to cover" (cf. Latin vereri "to observe with awe, revere, respect, fear;" Greek ouros "watchman," horan "to see;" Hittite werite- "to see;" see weir).
Sense evolved via notion of "permission from a superior which protects one from blame or responsibility" (c.1300) to "document conveying authority" (1510s). A warrant officer in the military is one who holds office by warrant, rather than by commission.
late 13c., "to keep safe from danger," from Old North French warantir (Old French garantir), from warant (see warrant (n.)).
Meaning "to guarantee to be of quality" is attested from late 14c.; sense of "to guarantee as true" is recorded from c.1300. Related: Warranted; warranting.