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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to sanction:   (197 results)

Antonyms:
disapprove, reject

Often used in the same context:
punishment, censure, reprimand, suspension, penalties, ban, disqualification, expulsion, fines, penalisation, rebuke, misconduct, proscription, prohibition, governing body, justification, impleading, imposable, revocation, reproach, diktat, condonation, authorization, debar, lenience, reinstatement, rule, mitigating circumstances, expunction, retribution, transgression, penalization, tribunal, repercussion, imposition, assent, disrepute, objection, retaliation, intimation, discipline, ultimatum, restriction, stricture, disbarment, flagrancy, condemnation, authority, recourse, penality, imprisonment, disfellowship, infraction, rustication, contemnor, conduct, veto, wrath, acquiescence, admonishment, egregiousness, injunction, illegality, recompense, repugnancy, remonstration, readmittance, rubberstamp, blameworthiness, jurisdiction, leniency, misdealing, directive, moratorium, edict, deterrent, dispensation, waiver, permission, clause, banishment, levying, disapprobation, sentence, dismissal, fatwah, transgressors, chastisement, hudood, vacatur, exemption, trifurcate, excommunication, nonjudicial foreclosure, scrutiny, dilatoriness, grievant, consent, prerogative, precedent, intra vires, derogation, sanctions, legitimization, legitimation, imprimatur, authorisation, approval, sanctioning, guarantees, warrant, legitimacy, prohibitions, cognizance, mandate, protections, ratification, cephalometric, collectivistic, evenhanded, meaning, monolingual, project, sociolinguistic, stricter, subcultural, acceptable, accepted, adjusted, adversative, allophonic, alternate, ambitious, amenable, amish, androcentric, anthropometric

More specific:
acclaim, applaud, benefit of clergy, certify, clap, confirm, initial, licence, license, name, nihil obstat, ok, okay, okeh, okey, reward, spat, stand, subscribe, support, visa

Appears in the definition of:
approbate, approve, authorisation, authorization, benefit of clergy, corsair, empowerment, enabling, frame of reference, gloss, lynch, name, official, okay, peacekeeper, sanctionative, sanctioning, semiofficial, unofficial

More general:
approval, authorisation, authorise, authorization, authorize, clear, commendation, empowerment, pass, social control

Synonyms:
approve, authority, countenance, endorsement, imprimatur, ok, okay, warrant

Also try:
— Adjectives for sanction: legal, official, divine, religious, ultimate, moral, social, previous, legislative, royal, criminal, more...

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See sanction used in context: 10 poetry verses, 19 definitions

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