Definition of Sanctioned

1. Adjective. Conforming to orthodox or recognized rules. "The drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing"

Exact synonyms: Canonic, Canonical
Similar to: Orthodox



2. Adjective. Formally approved and invested with legal authority.
Exact synonyms: Ratified
Similar to: Legal

3. Adjective. Established by authority; given authoritative approval. "A list of approved candidates"
Exact synonyms: Approved
Similar to: Authorised, Authorized

Definition of Sanctioned

1. Verb. (past of sanction) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanctioned

1. sanction [v] - See also: sanction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanctioned

sanctifieth
sanctify
sanctifying
sanctifyingly
sanctiloquent
sanctimonial
sanctimonies
sanctimonious
sanctimoniously
sanctimoniousness
sanctimony
sanction
sanctionable
sanctionary
sanctionative
sanctioned (current term)
sanctioning
sanctionless
sanctions
sanctities
sanctitude
sanctitudes
sanctity
sanctuaries
sanctuarize
sanctuarized
sanctuarizes
sanctuarizing
sanctuary
sanctuarylike

Literary usage of Sanctioned

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lectures on jurisprudence or the philosophy of positive law by John Austin (1885)
"There are, indeed, Rights which arise from other sources: Natural namely, from the laws of God or Nature, and from laws which ^"^u"™1 are sanctioned morally ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"A large majority proved to be in favour of the treaties being sanctioned. ... them under the impression that the treaties had been sanctioned as they stood. ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... whether public faith requires that Parliament should carry into effect the purchases and compensations sanctioned by this Act, has been alluded to. ..."

4. Gender, Land and Livelihoods in East Africa: Through Farmers' Eyes by Ritu Verma (2001)
"Although, as discussed below, non-sanctioned social relations (such as extramarital ... Non-sanctioned social relations As in other parts of East Africa, ..."

5. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"... OPINION OF IT—sanctioned BY PRESCOTT—NOCTURNAL MARCH OF THE DETACHMENT FORTIFYING OF BUNKER'S HILL BREAK OF DAY, AND ASTONISHMENT OF THE ENEMY. ..."

6. Lectures on jurisprudence or the philosophy of positive law by John Austin (1885)
"There are, indeed, Rights which arise from other sources: Natural namely, from the laws of God or Nature, and from laws which ^"^u"™1 are sanctioned morally ..."

7. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1909)
"A large majority proved to be in favour of the treaties being sanctioned. ... them under the impression that the treaties had been sanctioned as they stood. ..."

8. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"... whether public faith requires that Parliament should carry into effect the purchases and compensations sanctioned by this Act, has been alluded to. ..."

9. Gender, Land and Livelihoods in East Africa: Through Farmers' Eyes by Ritu Verma (2001)
"Although, as discussed below, non-sanctioned social relations (such as extramarital ... Non-sanctioned social relations As in other parts of East Africa, ..."

10. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1860)
"... OPINION OF IT—sanctioned BY PRESCOTT—NOCTURNAL MARCH OF THE DETACHMENT FORTIFYING OF BUNKER'S HILL BREAK OF DAY, AND ASTONISHMENT OF THE ENEMY. ..."

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