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The company’s reputation for high-quality products is no longer warranted.
justify (provide reason for)

The word warrant can also refer to particular types of documents in the fields of law, finance, and the military. Generally the documents grant someone permission to do something—such as a warrant to search a home.

In classic literature, you may see a sense of the word that is seldom used today and means that someone is certain of something. "I warrant it’s true," would be like saying "I guarantee it’s true."
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