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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Well-warranted having good credit
    • ***


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wel; cog. with Goth. vaila, Ger. wohl, from the root of will.


In literature:

Well, 'tis but a stone's-throw from the convent; and I warrant the sot will be not far away.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
Well, I am willing to warrant your getting the money: for what have you to fear, whomsoever he made his heir, unless it were Publius?
"The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1" by Marcus Tullius Cicero
Max was gazing back at the cascade, whose aspect from where they were well warranted the familiar name by which it was known.
"Three Boys" by George Manville Fenn
Why well, I warrant you.
"The Comedies of Terence" by Publius Terentius Afer
It will tell well, I warrant you.
"The White Chief" by Mayne Reid
The well-known name of Mosenthal is in itself a warrant that the libretto is excellently suited to the music.
"The Standard Operaglass" by Charles Annesley
When I am well enough, I warrant you, I take no physic.
"It Might Have Been" by Emily Sarah Holt
Well, Louise, I warrant you're old enough to have proper dresses.
"A Little Maid of Ticonderoga" by Alice Turner Curtis
The place was too well guarded, and without a warrant you can't go on another's property.
"The Boy Ranchers on Roaring River" by Willard F. Baker
Well, sir, if you will kindly fill up a warrant we will arrest M. Charles Rambert.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
But for the other (meaning Lethington), I have no warrant to say that it shall be well with him.
"Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)" by John Howie
Well, read it again; I warrant I'll mind my eye.
"The Contrast" by Royall Tyler
Well, but have a little patience and I will warrant you I will make out my claim.
"In Praise of Folly Illustrated with Many Curious Cuts" by Desiderius Erasmus
Now, take that, sir, and I'll warrant you'll soon be well.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Well, I have been finding out enough to warrant my keeping you men on this job.
"The Song of the Wolf" by Frank Mayer
Well, he went out beyond Hatch with a warrant for a fellow.
"Stepsons of Light" by Eugene Manlove Rhodes
Now I warrant thee, thou wilt be well satisfied when thou hast found it.
"The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions" by Howard Pyle
Thrash them well, and I'll warrant you'll get work out of them.
"Rob Nixon" by W.H.G. Kingston
I warrant they are well provided with Russian passports.
"The Shadow of the Czar" by John R. Carling
Take that, Sir, and I'll warrant you you'll soon be well.
"Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2)" by John Timbs

In poetry:

Eh!--are you mad? You would try to ARREST him?
You, with a warrant? Oh, well, take the rest of them:
Pedro, Bill, Murray, Pat Doolan. Hey!--all of you,
Tumble out, d--n it!
"Jack Of The Tules" by Francis Bret Harte
An aunt, with years completely ripe,
Lov'd them as well as she her pipe:
She entertain'd, we're bound to warrant,
Maxims which are not very current:
Old coin, of value and of weight,
Though stagnate, being out of date.
"Reconciliation" by William Hutton
Sometimes he thought, but only guess'd,
A tumult rose within her breast.
His eye could not distinguish well,
But thought his hand could better tell;
Yet he was fearful he'd no warrant,
To send it on that dangerous errand.
"The Milkman" by William Hutton

In news:

Ah, it appears my earlier skepticism on reports that the White House was adopting a more flexible Lebanon policy appears to be well-warranted.
An arrest warrant was filed for Jeffrey Maurice Wells on Nov 29 for Felonious Assault after DNA testing showed evidence of his involvement in a June attack.
Detectives from the Cape Coral Police Department and the US Secret Service executed a search warrant on Rillera's apartment this morning and seized counterfeit $10 and $20 bills as well as computer equipment used to make the bogus cash.
Detectives from the CCPD and the US Secret Service executed a search warrant on Rillera's apartment Wednesday and seized counterfeit $10 and $20 bills, as well as computer equipment reportedly used to make the bogus cash.
Gurdev "Dave" Hair and Steve Douglas Godard, both 41, are well known to police and have outstanding warrants for their arrest.
Police charged two men with possession of methamphetamine after they allegedly found residue of the drug as well as needles in a kitchen while serving a warrant, reports stated.
This is a journey continuing well beyond its merciful fate and is a sound no longer warranted by the listening public.

In science:

This design is well warranted if sufficient computational power exists to exhaust the entire search space - but this is a situation current gravitational wave searches are not in.
On blind searches for noise dominated signals: a loosely coherent approach
Further improvements of perturbative calculations as well as experimental studies of BSL are very warranted.
Enhancement of the hadronic b quark decays
And yet, there are important lessons which are perhaps not well appreciated, perhaps warranting to come back to it at some later time.
Toward the AdS/CFT dual of the "Little Bang"
In the early seventies, Fisher Black was working on a valuation model for stock warrants and observed that his formulas resembled very much the well-known equations for heat transfer.
Option Pricing from Path Integral for Non-Gaussian Fluctuations. Natural Martingale and Application to Truncated L\'evy Distributions
Finally, to warrant our derivation of Eqs. (5) and (6) in Subsection V B we also need to establish that the function I (ω) remains well behaved at ω = ωR as d/L → 0.
Intrinsic dissipation in nanomechanical resonators due to phonon tunneling
For the cases where F is linear, the solution f (t, x) exists and its uniqueness is warranted once “boundary” conditions are given, such as, for instance, the initial value of the function f (0, x) as well as any constraints on the particular form of equation (8).
``String'' formulation of the Dynamics of the Forward Interest Rate Curve