Synonyms & Antonyms : Sanction





Sanction



( Verb )


Would you
sanction flogging as a punishment for crimes of violence?

Synonyms:

Allow

Support

Approve

Ratify

Endorse

Authorize

Permit

Confirm

Contextual Examples:

The teacher
allowed the student to go home early today.

Amarnath works hard to
support his family.

She doesn’t want to take her boy friend home in case her parents don’t
approve.

Most nations of the world have
ratified the U.N. character.

I am sure his boss will
endorse his view on the issue.

He has been
authorized to issue letters on behalf of the principal.

Anthony was given a
permit to go through the private park.

The hotel
confirmed our reservations by telegram.



Antonyms:

Disallow

Debar

Veto

Ban

Interdict

Forbid

Prohibit

Contextual Examples:

The Principal has
disallowed the use of college premises for political activities.

The retired officers of the commerce ministry have been
debarred from doing liaison work for private firms.

The UN Security Council has
vetoed the General Assembly’s decision to impose economic and political sanctions against North Korea.

The government has
banned the use of religious shrines for accumulation of weapons.

The government has
interdicted the publication of educational books calculated to cause communal disharmony.


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