put a warrant out on (one)

(redirected from put a warrant out on)

put a warrant out on (one)

To issue a warrant for one to be arrested or detained. The police put a warrant out on the CFO after evidence of his embezzlement emerged. They're not going to put a warrant out on him unless you're willing to testify. Community services put warrants out on the children for them to be taken into custody by the state.
See also: on, out, put, warrant