interdiction

[ˌɪntədˈɪkʃən], [ˌɪntədˈɪkʃən], [ˌɪ_n_t_ə_d_ˈɪ_k_ʃ_ə_n]

Antonyms for interdiction:

acquiescence, sanctioning, imprimatur, encouragement, obedience, blessing, warrant, Licensing, sufferance, green light, enabling, Permitting, consent, allowance, O.K., support, Allowing, promotion, approbation, leave, assent, license, prescription, Granting, endorsement, facilitation, tolerance, letting, approval, clearance, sanction, concurrence, compliance, accession, agreement, permission, submission, toleration, authorization.


Definitions of interdiction:

  1.   a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   Interdictive, interdictory. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  3.   authoritative prohibition – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4.   The act of interdicting; prohibition; prohibiting decree; curse; interdict. – Newage Dictionary DB
  5.   Official prohibition. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6.   A prohibition; a prohibitive decree. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7.   a decree that prohibits something – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8.   Act of forbidding; prohibition. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9.   The act of interdicting; prohibition; curse. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for interdiction:

  1. In the domain of cops and robbers, an interdiction serves to structure a black market and a shadow economy. – William Irwin Thompson

Usage examples for interdiction:

  1. Among these measures we consider the interdiction still in force for a man to return to his native town. ” – Fighting France by Stephane Lauzanne
  2. The Germans, it is true, had ordered that no one should be out of doors between eight in the evening and six in the morning; but just now they appeared to have their hands pretty full elsewhere, and if any of the few soldiers that were about knew of or thought anything of the interdiction they said nothing. ” – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  3. At the close of the fifth century, when the temple of the goddess had been completely abandoned through the interdiction of paganism, the philosopher Damascius, who had remained faithful to the old beliefs of his country, descended, along with a companion, into the Charonion in spite of the danger attending it, or was supposed to exist. ” – Castles and Cave Dwellings of Europe by Sabine Baring-Gould
  4. The Khasi word sang, which implies an interdiction either religious or social from doing any particular thing, might have been employed; but as the word genna is so commonly used when speaking of taboos amongst the hill tribes of this province, I have thought fit to employ it here. ” – The Khasis by P. R. T. Gurdon
  5. The strength of the ecclesiastical interdiction does not seem to have prevailed much in Scotland. ” – Moon Lore by Timothy Harley
  6. M. Dandolo continued to visit his beautiful widow every day, and I took care to elicit from Paralis a strong interdiction ever to put my foot in her house. ” – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  7. They suggested, however, that such an interdiction could have been dictated only by a distrust created between his Majesty and the estates by persons having no love for either, and who were determined to leave no resource by which the distress of the country could be prevented. ” – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1563-64 by John Lothrop Motley
  8. The Athenians might perceive the policy of this interdiction and submit to it; especially as it operated against the slaves only, and was enacted to prevent them from corrupting the young free men. ” – A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh
  9. He showed at some length that nothing was so pernicious as to expose the King's authority to a formal opposition, and decided in favour of the immediate interdiction of the Parliament if it fell into this fault. ” – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  10. But a bishop of Beauvais, and an archbishop of Rouen, having employed this system with too little caution, and thinking proper to excommunicate some royal officers, St. Louis had their temporalities seized, and obtained from the pope a bull which forbade the interdiction of the royal chapels. ” – The Power Of The Popes by Pierre Claude François Daunou
  11. Under the bullying frown of his daughter Sam submitted to a physical examination that lasted for more than an hour; and when Doctor Eichendorfer departed he left behind him four varieties of tablets and a general interdiction against eating solid food, getting up, going downtown, or any of the other dozen things that Sam insisted upon doing. ” – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass
  12. It is with much satisfaction I view this power in the general government, whereby they may lay an interdiction on this reproachful trade. ” – Slavery and the Constitution by William Ingersoll Bowditch
  13. This was the usual formula by which a person was put under a ban, and it was called the Interdiction of " fire and water," to which sometimes " house" is added, as in this case. ” – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  14. His Aunt Barbara's interdiction had shut him out of the confectioner's shop; but he flattered himself that he could outwit his aunt; he therefore begged the gipsy to procure him twelve buns by Thursday morning, and bring them secretly to one of the windows of the schoolroom. ” – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  15. “ I will discuss later the point as to whether this interdiction should be moral- that is, recommended as a precept of humanity, or enforced by law under penalty of imprisonment or fine. ” – The Pros and Cons of Vivisection by Charles Richet Commentator: W. D. Halliburton
  16. “ A member of the Senate having asked him how the interdiction of commerce by our vessels with the British colonies could be counteracted, " My opinion is," he replied, " that there should be an act of Congress totally interdicting the trade with all her colonies, both in the West Indies and North America; but the same act should provide for reopening the trade, upon terms of reciprocity, whenever Great Britain should be disposed to assent to them." ” – Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams. by Josiah Quincy
  17. We provided against everything: If the Parliament refused to come to the Tuileries, its interdiction was determined on: if any of the members attempted to leave Paris they were to be arrested; troops were to be assembled in order to carry out the Regent's orders; we left no accident without its remedy. ” – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 12 And His Court and of The Regency by Duc de Saint-Simon
  18. Thoughtlessly, without remembering her interdiction I turned the knob. ” – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore

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