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What is another word for sanction?

What's another word for sanction? | Here's a list of synonyms for sanction.

Definition 1: the act of final authorization - [noun denoting act]

Definition 1: a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards - [noun denoting act]

Definition 1: official permission or approval - [noun denoting attribute]

Definition 1: formal and explicit approval - [noun denoting communication]

Definition 1: give sanction to - [verb of communication]

Definition 1: give religious sanction to, such as through on oath - [verb of communication]

Definition 1: give authority or permission to - [verb of social]