Disallow

Definition of Disallow

Dis`al`low´
v. t.1.To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject; as, the judge disallowed the executor's charge.
[imp. & p. p. Disallowed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Disallowing.]
To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God.
- 1 Pet. ii. 4.
That the edicts of Cæsar we may at all times disallow, but the statutes of God for no reason we may reject.
- Milton.

Related Words

abjure, assert the contrary, ban, bar, be unmoved, be unwilling, beg off, belie, blackball, categorically reject, contest, contradict, contravene, controvert, counter, cross, debar, decline, decline to accept, default, deny, disaffirm, disagree, disapprove, disapprove of, disavow, disclaim, disfavor, dishonor, disown, disprove, dispute, dissent, dissent from, embargo, enjoin, exclude, exclude from, forbid, forswear, frown at, frown down, frown upon, gainsay, grimace at, hold out against, impugn, inhibit, interdict, join issue upon, keep back, levant, look askance at, look black upon, negate, negative, not accept, not admit, not approve, not buy, not consent, not go for, not hear of, not hold with, not pay, not think of, nullify, object, object to, oppose, ostracize, outlaw, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, protest, recant, refuse, refuse consent, refuse to admit, refuse to pay, refute, reject, renounce, repress, repudiate, resist entreaty, resist persuasion, retract, revoke, rule out, say nay, say no, say no to, shut out, stand aloof, stop payment, suppress, taboo, take back, take exception to, take issue with, think ill of, think little of, thumb down, turn down, view with disfavor, vote nay, vote negatively, welsh, withhold
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