1. a sudden happening that brings good fortune (as a sudden opportunity to make money)

    Synonyms : bonanza, boom, bunce, godsend, gold rush, gravy, manna from heaven
    Type Of : happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent
  2. fruit that has fallen from the tree

    Type Of : edible fruit


  1. (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer

    Synonyms : judicial writ
    Type Of : official document, legal document, legal instrument, instrument


  1. walk unsteadily

    Synonyms : coggle, dodder, paddle, toddle, totter
    Type Of : walk
  2. walking with short steps and the weight tilting from one foot to the other

    Type Of : gait
    Examples :
    • ducks walk with a waddle


  1. using or containing too many words

    Synonyms : long-winded, tedious, verbose, windy
    Examples :
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes


  1. show consideration for; take into account

    Synonyms : consider, count
  2. to be oppressive or burdensome

    Synonyms : press
    Type Of : matter, count
    Examples :
    • weigh heavily on the mind
  3. determine the weight of

    Synonyms : librate
    Type Of : measure, quantify
    Examples :
    • The butcher weighed the chicken
  4. have weight; have import, carry weight

    Synonyms : count, matter
    Type Of : be
  5. have a certain weight

    Type Of : measure


  1. stand behind and guarantee the quality, accuracy, or condition of

    Synonyms : guarantee
    Type Of : back, endorse, indorse, plump for, plunk for, support
    Examples :
    • The dealer warrants all the cars he sells
    • I warrant this information
  2. formal and explicit approval

    Synonyms : countenance, endorsement, imprimatur, indorsement, sanction
    Type Of : approval, commendation
  3. a written assurance that some product or service will be provided or will meet certain specifications

    Synonyms : guarantee, warrantee, warranty
    Type Of : assurance, pledge
  4. a type of security issued by a corporation (usually together with a bond or preferred stock) that gives the holder the right to purchase a certain amount of common stock at a stated price

    Synonyms : stock-purchase warrant, stock warrant
    Type Of : surety, security
    Examples :
    • as a sweetener they offered warrants along with the fixed-income securities
  5. a writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

    Type Of : judicial writ, writ
  6. provide adequate grounds to justify (a certain course of action)

    Type Of : justify, vindicate
    Examples :
    • The emergency does not warrant all of us buying guns


  1. a pocket-size case for holding papers and paper money

    Synonyms : billfold, notecase, pocketbook
    Type Of : case


  1. have need of

    Synonyms : need, require
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • This piano wants the attention of a competent tuner
  2. anything that is necessary but lacking

    Synonyms : need
    Type Of : requisite, requirement, necessary, necessity, essential
    Examples :
    • I tried to supply his wants
  3. a state of extreme poverty

    Synonyms : deprivation, neediness, privation
    Type Of : poverty, impoverishment, poorness
  4. the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable

    Synonyms : deficiency, lack
    Type Of : need, demand
    Examples :
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost
  5. a specific feeling of desire

    Synonyms : wish, wishing
    Type Of : desire
  6. feel or have a desire for; want strongly

    Synonyms : desire
    Examples :
    • I want to go home now
    • I want my own room
  7. be without, lack; be deficient in

    Type Of : miss, lack
    Examples :
    • want courtesy
    • want the strength to go on living
    • flood victims wanting food and shelter
  8. hunt or look for; want for a particular reason

    Type Of : search, look for, seek
    Examples :
    • Your former neighbor is wanted by the FBI
    • Uncle Sam wants you
  9. wish or demand the presence of

    Type Of : demand
    Examples :
    • I want you here at noon!


  1. thinks about unfortunate things that might happen

    Synonyms : fuss-budget, fusspot, worrywart
    Type Of : killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport, wet blanket


  1. a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web

    Synonyms : internet site, site, web site
    Type Of : electronic computer, information processing system, computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor