Synonyms of sanction in English:

sanction

noun

  • 1 (usually sanctions) codes of practice should be accompanied by sanctions for offenders trade sanctions
    penalty, punishment, deterrent; punitive action, discipline, penalization, correction, retribution; embargo, ban, prohibition, boycott, barrier, restriction, tariff
    (usually sanctions) codes of practice should be accompanied by sanctions for offenders trade sanctions
    [Antonyms] reward

verb

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  • 2 the penalties for water pollution are frail in comparison with those available to sanction traditional crime
    punish, discipline someone for

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