disallow Meaning, Definition & Usage
verb command against
prohibit; forbid; proscribe; veto; nix; interdict.
- I forbid you to call me late at night
- Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
- Dad nixed our plans
Dis`al*low" transitive verb
To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject; as, the judge. disallowedthe executor's charge
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.
✍ This verb was sometimes followed by of; as, "What follows, if we disallow of this?" Shak. See Allow. Syn. -- To disapprove; prohibit; censure; reject.