DISALLOW: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for DISALLOW?

Need another word that means the same as “disallow”? Find 10 synonyms and 30 related words for “disallow” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Disallow” are: forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto, reject, refuse, dismiss, say no to

Disallow as a Verb

Definitions of "Disallow" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “disallow” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Refuse to declare valid.
  • Command against.

Synonyms of "Disallow" as a verb (10 Words)

dismissBar from attention or consideration.
He told his company to dismiss.
forbidRefuse entry to a place or area.
The cliffs forbid any easy turning movement.
interdictImpede (an enemy force), especially by bombing lines of communication or supply.
I have not been interdicted from consuming alcoholic beverages.
nixCommand against.
He nixed the deal just before it was to be signed.
prohibitFormally forbid someone from doing something.
All ivory trafficking between nations is prohibited.
proscribeDenounce or condemn.
A plaque on which were the names of proscribed traitors.
refuseRefuse to accept.
He s so conceited he d never believe anyone would refuse him.
rejectReject with contempt.
Black people were often rejected by country clubs.
say no toState as one’s opinion or judgement; declare.
vetoExercise a veto against a decision or proposal.
The President vetoed the bill.

Usage Examples of "Disallow" as a verb

  • He was offside and the goal was disallowed.

Associations of "Disallow" (30 Words)

abnegationThe denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief.
Abnegation of political power.
ban100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania.
Her son was banned for life from the Centre.
contradictBe in contradiction with.
He did not contradict what he said last week.
contraventionComing into conflict with.
There were repeated raids by one side upon the other in contravention of treaty terms.
controvertDeny the truth of (something.
The views in the article have been controverted.
denyDeny oneself something restrain especially from indulging in some pleasure.
Both firms deny any responsibility for the tragedy.
disavowRefuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of; responsibility for, or association with.
The union leaders resisted pressure to disavow picket line violence.
disavowalThe denial of any responsibility or support for something; repudiation.
They know this despite their disavowals.
disclaimMake a disclaimer about.
He disclaimed any responsibility.
forbid(of a circumstance or quality) make (something) impossible; prevent.
My sense of tact forbids an honest answer.
gainsayDeny or contradict (a fact or statement.
None could gainsay her.
impermissibleNot permitted or allowed.
Their refusal to discuss the issue is impermissible.
impugnAttack as false or wrong.
The father does not impugn her capacity as a good mother.
inadmissibleNot to be allowed or tolerated.
He held that such evidence was inadmissible.
interdictProhibit or forbid (something.
A papal interdict.
interdictionA court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity.
The interdiction of arms shipments.
negateProve negative; show to be false.
Alcohol negates the effects of the drug.
neutralizeMake politically neutral and thus inoffensive.
The treaty neutralized the small republic.
nullifyMake legally null and void; invalidate.
Insulin can block the release of the hormone and thereby nullify the effects of training.
perjureKnowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury.
She admitted that she had perjured herself.
prohibit(of a fact or situation) make (something) impossible; prevent.
The budget agreement had prohibited any tax cuts.
proscribeCommand against.
Strikes remained proscribed in the armed forces.
rebutClaim or prove that (evidence or an accusation) is false.
But he their sharp assault right boldly did rebut.
rebuttalAn instance of rebutting evidence or an accusation.
refuteDeny or contradict (a statement or accusation.
His voice challenging his audience to rise and refute him.
rejectReject with contempt.
I reject the idea of starting a war.
repudiateCast off.
Repudiate a debt.
rescindCancel officially.
The government eventually rescinded the directive.
stonewallObstruct or hinder any discussion.
The President stonewalled when he realized the plot was being uncovered by a journalist.
vetoA rejection by right of veto.
The royal power of veto.

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