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English noun: interdict

1. interdict (communication) an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district


Broader (hypernym)animadversion, censure

2. interdict (communication) a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity


Synonymsinterdiction


Broader (hypernym)ban, court order, prohibition, proscription


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law


English verb: interdict

1. interdict (creation) destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)destroy, destruct

2. interdict (communication) command against


SamplesI forbid you to call me late at night.
Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store.
Dad nixed our plans.


ExamplesSam and Sue interdict the movie


Synonymsdisallow, forbid, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)command, require


Narrower (hyponym)ban, bar, criminalise, criminalize, debar, enjoin, exclude, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw


Antonymscountenance, permit, allow, let









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