(noun, verb)


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

Definition categories: communication, animadversion, censure

2. a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity

Similar word(s): interdiction

Definition categories: communication, ban, prohibition, proscription


1. destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication

Definition categories: creation, destroy, destruct

2. command against

Similar word(s): disallow, forbid, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto

Definition categories: communication, command, require