put a warrant out on (one)

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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.
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