Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Sanction

31 August 2020 The Mirror Quick

We have 27 answers for the crossword clue Sanction. We last saw the 'Sanction' clue in The Mirror Quick on Saturday, 19 September 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • Give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"
  • Give religious sanction to, such as through on oath; "sanctify the marriage"
  • Give authority or permission to
  • Official permission or approval; "authority for the program was renewed several times"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Sanction'.

canonist
  • Pertaining to or characteristic of a body of rules and principles accepted as axiomatic; e.g. "canonist communism"
sonantic
  • Definition Unavailable

Crossword Answers

2 Letters

OK

An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

3 Letters

LET

Actively cause something to happen; "I let it be known that I was not interested"

YES

An affirmative; "I was hoping for a yes"

4 Letters

OKAY

An endorsement; "they gave us the O.K. to go ahead"

5 Letters

ALLOW

Give or assign a resource to a particular person or cause; "I will earmark this money for your research"; "She sets aside time for meditation every day"

BLESS

Give a benediction to; "The dying man blessed his son"

ENACT

Act out; represent or perform as if in a play; "She reenacted what had happened earlier that day"

6 Letters

PERMIT

The act of giving a formal (usually written) authorization

RATIFY

Approve and express assent, responsibility, or obligation; "All parties ratified the peace treaty"; "Have you signed your contract yet?"

7 Letters

AGREETO

APPROVE

Give sanction to; "I approve of his educational policies"

CONDONE

Excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with; "excuse someone's behavior"; "She condoned her husband's occasional infidelities"

ENDORSE

Be behind; approve of; "He plumped for the Labor Party"; "I backed Kennedy in 1960"

WARRANT

A writ from a court commanding police to perform specified acts

8 Letters

ACCREDIT

Ascribe an achievement to; "She was not properly credited in the program"

APPROVAL

The formal act of approving; "he gave the project his blessing"; "his decision merited the approval of any sensible person"

9 Letters

AUTHORISE

Grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

AUTHORITY

The power or right to give orders or make decisions; "he has the authority to issue warrants"; "deputies are given authorization to make arrests"; "a place of potency in the state"

AUTHORIZE

Grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"

10 Letters

IMPRIMATUR

Formal and explicit approval; "a Democrat usually gets the union's endorsement"

PUNISHMENT

The act of punishing

11 Letters

COUNTENANCE

The appearance conveyed by a person's face; "a pleasant countenance"; "a stern visage"

ENDORSEMENT

A signature that validates something; "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"

INDORSEMENT

A signature that validates something; "the cashier would not cash the check without an endorsement"

12 Letters

RATIFICATION

Making something valid by formally ratifying or confirming it; "the ratification of the treaty"; "confirmation of the appointment"

13 Letters

AUTHORISATION

The act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant

AUTHORIZATION

The act of conferring legality or sanction or formal warrant

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