Definitions for: Disallow

[v] command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"

Webster (1913) Definition: Dis`al*low", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disallowed; p. pr.
& vb. n. Disallowing.] [Pref. dis- + allow: cf. OF.
desalouer, desloer, to blame, dissuade.]
To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to
disown and reject; as, the judge disallowed the executor's

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed
indeed of men, but chosen of God. --1 Pet. ii.

That the edicts of C[ae]sar we may at all times
disallow, but the statutes of God for no reason we may
reject. --Milton.

Note: This verb was sometimes followed by of; as, ``What
follows, if we disallow of this?'' --Shak. See Allow.

Syn: To disapprove; prohibit; censure; reject.

Synonyms: forbid, interdict, prohibit, proscribe, veto

Antonyms: allow, countenance, let, permit

See Also: ban, bar, command, compel, criminalise, criminalize, debar, enjoin, exclude, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw, require

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