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SANCTION

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'SANCTION' is a 8 letter word starting with S and ending with N

Crossword clues for 'SANCTION'

ClueAnswer

Allow; punish (8)SANCTION
Give authority to (8)
Permission or penalty (8)
Allow; penalty (8)

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for SANCTION

We hope that the following list of synonyms for the word sanction will help you to finish your crossword today. We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find.

2 letter words

OK

3 letter words

AID - AYE - BAN - LET - NOD - YEA

4 letter words

ABET - AMEN - BACK - FIAT - HEAR - HELP - MAKE - OKAY - PASS - SEAL - SIGN - TABU - VISA - VISE - VOTE

5 letter words

ALLOW - BLESS - DEIGN - ENACT - FANCY - FAVOR - GRANT - LEAVE - SIGIL - STAMP - TABOO - VOICE

6 letter words

ACCEDE - ACCEPT - ACCORD - ADMIRE - AFFIRM - ASSENT - COSIGN - DECREE - ENABLE - ESTEEM - FAVOUR - ORDAIN - PASS ON - PATENT - PERMIT - PUNISH - RATIFY - SAY AYE - SAY YES - SECOND - SIGNET - THE NOD - UPHOLD - WINK AT

7 letter words

AGREE TO - APPROVE - BACKING - CERTIFY - CHARTER - CONFIRM - CONSENT - EMPOWER - ENDORSE - ENTITLE - FACULTY - GO AHEAD - GO-AHEAD - INDORSE - INITIAL - JUSTIFY - LICENSE - PASSAGE - PENALTY - PROMOTE - REDRESS - RESPECT - SPONSOR - SUPPORT - SUSTAIN - SWEAR TO - VOTE AYE - WARRANT - YEA VOTE

8 letter words

ACCEDE TO - ACCORD TO - ACCREDIT - ADVOCACY - ADVOCATE - APPROVAL - AUSPICES - BLESSING - ENABLING - HOLD WITH - LEGALISE - LEGALIZE - NOTARIZE - PASS UPON - REGULATE - SANCTIFY - SANCTION - TOLERATE - VALIDATE - WARRANTY

9 letter words

ADHERENCE - AGREEMENT - ALLOWANCE - APPROVE OF - AUTHORISE - AUTHORITY - AUTHORIZE - AUTOGRAPH - BE WILLING - CLEARANCE - CONNIVE AT - CONSENT TO - EAGERNESS - ENACTMENT - ENCOURAGE - ESTABLISH - FORMULATE - FRANCHISE - GIVE POWER - LEGISLATE - MAKE LEGAL - NOD ASSENT - NOT REFUSE - PRESCRIBE - PRIVILEGE - PROMOTION - READINESS - RECOGNISE - RECOGNIZE - SAY AMEN TO - SIGNATURE - SUBSCRIBE - UNDERSIGN - VOUCHSAFE

10 letter words

ACCEPTANCE - ADMIRATION - AFFIRMANCE - COMMISSION - COMPLIANCE - CONDESCEND - CONNIVANCE - CONSTITUTE - DISCIPLINE - GREEN LIGHT - IMPRIMATUR - LEGITIMATE - LEGITIMIZE - PERMISSION - PROMPTNESS - PUNISHMENT - PUT IN FORCE - SUBMISSION - SUFFERANCE - UNDERWRITE - VALIDATION

11 letter words

AFFIRMATION - AFFIRMATIVE - APPROBATION - CERTIFICATE - CONCURRENCE - COUNTENANCE - COUNTERSIGN - CREDENTIALS - EMPOWERMENT - ENDORSEMENT - ENFRANCHISE - ENTITLEMENT - GIVE CONSENT - GO ALONG WITH - JOHN HANCOCK - LEGISLATION - PREROGATIVE - PROMPTITUDE - RETALIATION - RETRIBUTION - RUBBER STAMP - SIGN AND SEAL - SPONSORSHIP - SUBSCRIBE TO - THINK WELL OF - UNLOATHNESS - WILLINGNESS - YIELD ASSENT

12 letter words

ACQUIESCENCE - AUTHENTICATE - CARTE BLANCHE - CONFIRMATION - GIVE THUMBS UP - LEGALIZATION - LEGITIMATIZE - NOTARIZATION - RATIFICATION - SUBSCRIPTION - TAKE KINDLY TO - UNRELUCTANCE

13 letter words

AUTHORISATION - AUTHORIZATION - CERTIFICATION - DECLARE LAWFUL - ENCOURAGEMENT - FAVORABLE VOTE - VIEW WITH FAVOR

14 letter words

AUTHENTICATION - GIVE PERMISSION - GIVE THE GO-AHEAD - LEGITIMIZATION - RECOMMENDATION - SEAL OF APPROVAL - SWEAR AND AFFIRM - UNGRUDGINGNESS

15 letter words

ENFRANCHISEMENT - HAVE NO OBJECTION - MAKE A REGULATION - STAMP OF APPROVAL

16 letter words

AFFIRMATIVE VOICE - COUNTERSIGNATURE - LEGITIMATIZATION

17 letter words

CONSENT TO SILENTLY - GIVE THE IMPRIMATUR - KEEP IN COUNTENANCE - VOTE AFFIRMATIVELY

20 letter words

GIVE OFFICIAL SANCTION

Definition of sanction

  • give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
  • give authority or permission to
  • a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
  • the act of final authorization; "it had the sanction of the church"
  • formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"

Anagrams of sanction

ACTINONS - CANONIST - CONTAINS - SONANTIC


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