Definition of warrantable in English:

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warrantable

Pronunciation: /ˈwôrəntəbəl/

adjective

(Of an action or statement) able to be authorized or sanctioned; justifiable: a warrantable assertion
More example sentences
  • Sometimes their criticism is warrantable, sometimes not.

Derivatives

warrantableness

Pronunciation: /ˈwôrən(t)əbəlnəs/
noun
Example sentences
  • The time cost by Mr. warrantableness, which, by duties upon excisable lawful betting shop shed roof.

warrantably

Pronunciation: /ˈwôrən(t)əblē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • One camp insisted that Burke's writings were replete with outrage and warrantably so.
  • He had a Shepherd whose wisdom and power were infinite, and might therefore warrantably conclude he should not want, and need not fear.
  • Believers themselves may warrantably at times call their faith in question, but they may not warrantably suspend the exercise of their faith.

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Syllabification: war·rant·a·ble

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