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 for Warranting
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Warrant \War"rant\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warranted; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Warranting.] [OE. waranten, OF. warantir, garantir,
     guarantir, garentir, garandir, F. garantir to warrant, fr.
     OF. warant, garant, guarant, a warrant, a protector, a
     defender, F. garant. [root]142. See Warrant, n.]
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     1. To make secure; to give assurance against harm; to
        guarantee safety to; to give authority or power to do, or
        forbear to do, anything by which the person authorized is
        secured, or saved harmless, from any loss or damage by his
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              That show I first my body to warrant. --Chaucer.
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              I'll warrant him from drowning.       --Shak.
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              In a place
              Less warranted than this, or less secure,
              I can not be.                         --Milton.
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     2. To support by authority or proof; to justify; to maintain;
        to sanction; as, reason warrants it.
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              True fortitude is seen in great exploits,
              That justice warrants, and that wisdom guides.
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              How little while it is since he went forth out of
              his study, -- chewing a Hebrew text of Scripture in
              his mouth, I warrant.                 --Hawthorne.
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     3. To give a warrant or warranty to; to assure as if by
        giving a warrant to.
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              [My neck is] as smooth as silk, I warrant ye. --L'
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     4. (Law)
        (a) To secure to, as a grantee, an estate granted; to
        (b) To secure to, as a purchaser of goods, the title to
            the same; to indemnify against loss.
        (c) To secure to, as a purchaser, the quality or quantity
            of the goods sold, as represented. See Warranty, n.,
        (d) To assure, as a thing sold, to the purchaser; that is,
            to engage that the thing is what it appears, or is
            represented, to be, which implies a covenant to make
            good any defect or loss incurred by it.
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