Translation of "warrant" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈwɒr.ənt/ us /ˈwɔːr-/

to make a particular activity necessary

justificar, merecer
Obviously what she did was wrong, but I don’t think it warranted such a severe punishment.
It’s a relatively simple task that really doesn’t warrant a great deal of time being spent on it.
→ See also unwarranted

old-fashioned used to say that you are certain about something

He’s to blame, I’ll warrant (you).
noun uk /ˈwɒr.ənt/ us /ˈwɔːr-/

an official document, signed by a judge or other person in authority, that gives the police permission to search someone’s home, arrest a person, or take some other action

orden judicial
a search warrant
Judge La Riva had issued an arrest warrant/a warrant for his arrest.

(Translation of “warrant” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ˈworənt/

to justify

A slight cold does not warrant your staying off work.

an old word to state confidently or (be willing to) bet that

asegurar (que)
I’ll warrant he’s gone riding instead of doing his work.

(Translation of “warrant” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)