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SANCTION

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

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

Synonyms, crossword answers and other related words for SANCTION

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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