All disallow synonyms

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verb disallow

  • forbid — to command (a person) not to do something, have something, etc., or not to enter some place: to forbid him entry to the house.
  • rebuff — a blunt or abrupt rejection, as of a person making advances.
  • deny — When you deny something, you state that it is not true.
  • abjure — If you abjure something such as a belief or way of life, you state publicly that you will give it up or that you reject it.
  • veto — the power or right vested in one branch of a government to cancel or postpone the decisions, enactments, etc., of another branch, especially the right of a president, governor, or other chief executive to reject bills passed by the legislature.
  • debar — If you are debarred from doing something, you are prevented from doing it by a law or regulation.
  • proscribe — to denounce or condemn (a thing) as dangerous or harmful; prohibit.
  • dismiss — to direct (an assembly of persons) to disperse or go: I dismissed the class early.
  • censor — If someone in authority censors letters or the media, they officially examine them and cut out any information that is regarded as secret.
  • refuse — to decline to accept (something offered): to refuse an award.
  • withhold — to hold back; restrain or check.
  • disclaim — to deny or repudiate interest in or connection with; disavow; disown: disclaiming all participation.
  • repudiate — to reject as having no authority or binding force: to repudiate a claim.
  • nix — nothing.
  • kill — to deprive of life in any manner; cause the death of; slay. Synonyms: slaughter, massacre, butcher; hang, electrocute, behead, guillotine, strangle, garrote; assassinate.
  • disavow — to disclaim knowledge of, connection with, or responsibility for; disown; repudiate: He disavowed the remark that had been attributed to him.
  • cancel — If you cancel something that has been arranged, you stop it from happening. If you cancel an order for goods or services, you tell the person or organization supplying them that you no longer wish to receive them.
  • disown — to refuse to acknowledge as belonging or pertaining to oneself; deny the ownership of or responsibility for; repudiate; renounce: to disown one's heirs; to disown a published statement.
  • taboo — proscribed by society as improper or unacceptable: Taboo language is usually bleeped on TV. Synonyms: prohibited, banned, forbidden, proscribed. Antonyms: allowed, permitted, permissible; sanctioned.
  • put down — a throw or cast, especially one made with a forward motion of the hand when raised close to the shoulder.
  • shut out — to put (a door, cover, etc.) in position to close or obstruct.
  • zing — vitality, animation, or zest.
  • keep back — to hold or retain in one's possession; hold as one's own: If you like it, keep it. Keep the change.
  • pass on — to move past; go by: to pass another car on the road.
  • prohibit — to forbid (an action, activity, etc.) by authority or law: Smoking is prohibited here.
  • bar — A bar is a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic drinks.
  • ban — To ban something means to state officially that it must not be done, shown, or used.
  • outlaw — a lawless person or habitual criminal, especially one who is a fugitive from the law.
  • overrule — to rule against or disallow the arguments of (a person): The senator was overruled by the committee chairman.
  • preclude — to prevent the presence, existence, or occurrence of; make impossible: The insufficiency of the evidence precludes a conviction.
  • reject — to refuse to have, take, recognize, etc.: to reject the offer of a better job.
  • disacknowledge — (transitive) To refuse to acknowledge or recognize something; to disavow or deny.
  • throw — to propel or cast in any way, especially to project or propel from the hand by a sudden forward motion or straightening of the arm and wrist: to throw a ball.
  • negate — to deny the existence, evidence, or truth of: an investigation tending to negate any supernatural influences.
  • disapprove — to think (something) wrong or reprehensible; censure or condemn in opinion.
  • turn down — to cause to move around on an axis or about a center; rotate: to turn a wheel.
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