Synonyms of sanction in English:
2 the scheme is to receive the sanction of the court
authorization, consent, leave, permission, authority, warrant, licence, dispensation, assent, acquiescence, agreement, approval, seal/stamp of approval, approbation, recognition, endorsement, accreditation, confirmation, ratification, validation, blessing, imprimatur, clearance, acceptance, allowance
informalthe go-ahead, the thumbs up, the OK, the green light, say-so
[Antonyms] prohibition, ban
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1 the rally was sanctioned by the government
authorize, consent to, permit, allow, give leave for, give permission for, warrant, accredit, license, give assent to, endorse, agree to, approve, accept, give one's blessing to, back, support
North American rareapprobate
[Antonyms] prohibit, ban
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