interdict

Interdict means to forbid, to nix, to veto. If your parents find out you're planning a party for a time when they're away , they will interdict it.

If your principal has interdicted gum-chewing at school, he might set up a few random check points, interdicting gum-chewing students with detentions and a command to instantly spit out their offensive, long-lasting candy. To interdict, pope-style, is to in essence excommunicate, or prohibit a person or especially a place from the functions and privileges of the church.

Primary Meanings of interdict

1.
vn
command against
an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
2.
v
destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication
Full Definitions of interdict
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v command against

Synonyms:
disallow, forbid, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto
Antonyms:
allow, countenance, let, permit
consent to, give permission
allow, grant
let have
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ban
prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure
bar, debar, exclude
prevent from entering; keep out
enjoin
issue an injunction
criminalise, criminalize, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw
declare illegal; outlaw
ban, censor
forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
Type of:
command, require
make someone do something

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

Type of:
animadversion, censure
harsh criticism or disapproval

n a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

Synonyms:
interdiction
Type of:
court order
a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something
ban, prohibition, proscription
a decree that prohibits something
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v destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication

Type of:
destroy, destruct
do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of