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Definition 1: an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district - [noun denoting communication]

(interdict is a kind of ...) harsh criticism or disapproval

Definition 2: a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for interdict in the sense of this definition

(interdict is a kind of ...) a writ issued by a court of law requiring a person to do something or to refrain from doing something

(interdict is a kind of ...) a decree that prohibits something

(interdict belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 3: command against - [verb of communication]

Samples where interdict or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I forbid you to call me late at night
  • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
  • Dad nixed our plans

Synonyms for interdict in the sense of this definition

(interdict is a kind of ...) make someone do something

(... is a kind of interdict ) prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure

"Smoking is banned in this building"

(... is a kind of interdict ) prevent from entering; keep out

"He was barred from membership in the club"

(... is a kind of interdict ) issue an injunction

(... is a kind of interdict ) declare illegal; outlaw

"Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

Definition 4: destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication - [verb of creation]

(interdict is a kind of ...) do away with, cause the destruction or undoing of

"The fire destroyed the house"

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