Synonyms for disallow

Grammar : Verb
Spell : dis-uh-lou
Phonetic Transcription : ˌdɪs əˈlaʊ

Top 10 synonyms for disallow Other synonyms for the word disallow

Définition of disallow

Origin :
  • late 14c., "to refuse to praise," from Old French desalouer "to blame," from des- (see dis-) + alouer (see allow); meaning "to reject" is from 1550s. Related: Disallowed; disallowing; disallowance.
  • verb reject, prohibit
Example sentences :
  • In each and every case Congress reserved the right to disallow these laws.
  • Extract from : « Union and Democracy » by Allen Johnson
  • Had ancient times conspired to disallow What then was new, what had been ancient now?
  • Extract from : « Essay on Man » by Alexander Pope
  • Those we took from the cities have been awarded; we cannot disallow the awards that have been made already.
  • Extract from : « The Iliad » by Homer
  • He prohibits unions which the Word of God does not disallow.
  • Extract from : « Pabo, The Priest » by Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Now if you admit this, you disallow the Protagorean doctrine.
  • Extract from : « Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume III (of 4) » by George Grote
  • I was opposed to this project, and besought the Viceroy to disallow it.
  • Extract from : « The Pacification of Burma » by Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
  • If the Council insisted on passing it, he might affix his signature but advise the King to disallow it.
  • Extract from : « Give Me Liberty » by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
  • It is the express purpose of his doctrine to disallow the absolutely true and the absolutely false.
  • Extract from : « Plato and the Other Companions of Sokrates, 3rd ed. Volume III (of 4) » by George Grote
  • They say it's cruel to disallow writing and visitors; but that's foolish, for what are writing and company but waste of time?
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • They wear the thread, disallow liquor-drinking, flesh-eating, and widow remarriage.
  • Extract from : « Castes and Tribes of Southern India » by Edgar Thurston

Antonyms for disallow

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