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interdict

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of interdict




interdict

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of interdict

  1. 1 to order not to do or use or to be done or used <the state legislature moved to interdict the use of radar-detection devices by motorists> Synonyms ban, bar, enjoin, forbid, outlaw, prohibit, proscribeRelated Words deter, discourage, dissuade; clamp down (on), crack down (on), crush, put down, quash, quell, repress, silence, snuff (out), squash, squelch, subdue, suppress; halt, preclude, prevent, stop; embargo, exclude, rule out, shut out; debar, deprive, disallow, reject, repudiate, veto; bridle, check, curb, inhibit, rein (in), restrain; block, hinder, impede, obstructNear Antonyms approve, endorse (also indorse), sanction; authorize, license (also licence), warrant; abet, advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, further, nourish, nurture, promote, support; bid, command, order; abide, bear, brook, countenance, endure, tolerateAntonyms allow, let, permit, suffer

  2. 2 to stop, seize, or interrupt while in progress or on course <federal agents are able to interdict only a small percentage of the narcotic shipments into the country> Synonyms block, intercept, pick offRelated Words capture, catch, collar, corral, grab, seize, snare, snatch, trap





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