from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A legal order allowing a law enforcement officer to search certain premises for evidence of a crime.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In law, a warrant granted by a justice of the peace to a constable to enter the premises of a person suspected of secreting stolen goods, in order to discover, and if found to seize, the goods.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun law A
court orderin the form of a warrant, authorizing the searchof a homeand/or other privacy-protected place(s), notably to seek unlawful possessions, evidenceetc. as part of a judicialinquiry
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a warrant authorizing law enforcement officials to search for objects or people involved in the commission of a crime and to produce them in court; the warrant describes the locations where the officials may search
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