Nouns (3)

interdiction, interdict
n. a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
interdict
n. an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district

Verbs (8)

nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
interdict
v. destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication

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Fuzzynyms (16)

restriction, limitation
n. an act of limiting or restricting (as by regulation)
limitation
n. the quality of being limited or restricted; "it is a good plan but it has serious limitations"
revoke
v. fail to follow suit when able and required to do so
reject, disapprove
v. deem wrong or inappropriate; "I disapprove of her child rearing methods"
deny
v. refuse to recognize or acknowledge; "Peter denied Jesus"
excommunicate
v. oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
nullify, avoid, void, quash, annul, invalidate
v. declare invalid; "The contract was annulled"; "void a plea"

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Antonyms (24)

countenance, let, allow, permit
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
countenance, let, allow, permit
v. consent to, give permission; "She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband"; "I won't let the police search her basement"; "I cannot allow you to see your exam"
authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
O.K., sanction, okay, approve
v. give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
take, engage, charter, hire, rent, lease
v. engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?"
ratify, sign
v. approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"

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