Definition of Sanctioning

1. Adjective. Implying sanction or serving to sanction. "The guardian's duties were primarily sanctionative rather than administrative"

Exact synonyms: Sanctionative
Similar to: Enabling
Derivative terms: Sanction



Definition of Sanctioning

1. Verb. (present participle of sanction) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sanctioning

1. sanction [v] - See also: sanction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sanctioning

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

Literary usage of Sanctioning

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

1. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"... the objections of the petitioner, and withdraw the order sanctioning the original scheme, substituting for it an order sanctioning the modified scheme. ..."

2. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Gardiner Hammond (1890)
"... a controversy that has filled much space in the pages of Austin and his followers, as to the existence of "secondary" or "sanctioning " rights. ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"From a decree in the cause sanctioning that contention, this appeal was allowed. The ground of decision of ..."

4. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Henry Wilmot Seton, Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Tindal King, W. O. Goldschmidt, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1901)
"Order sanctioning the Marriage of an Infant Ward, and an Advance for Outfit, with Adjournment to Chambers to approve a Settlement under 18 8f 19 V. c. ..."

5. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"In 1472, Louis XI. obtained a papal decree sanctioning the triple Ángelus in France, and promising three hundred ..."

6. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... sanctioning Internal Improvements—On Persecution of Shakers in New York—Indoor Occupations of the Year, described by Himself—He keeps Copies of only a ..."

7. History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties by Robert Clemens Smedley (1883)
"HISTORY OP THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. CHAPTER I. Opposition to Clause in Constitution sanctioning Slavery.—Origin of Organized System of Underground ..."

8. The Parliamentary Debates by Great Britain Parliament (1908)
"... the objections of the petitioner, and withdraw the order sanctioning the original scheme, substituting for it an order sanctioning the modified scheme. ..."

9. Commentaries on the Laws of England by William Blackstone, William Gardiner Hammond (1890)
"... a controversy that has filled much space in the pages of Austin and his followers, as to the existence of "secondary" or "sanctioning " rights. ..."

10. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"From a decree in the cause sanctioning that contention, this appeal was allowed. The ground of decision of ..."

11. Forms of Judgments and Orders in the High Court of Justice and Court of by Henry Wilmot Seton, Cecil Clare Marston Dale, W. Tindal King, W. O. Goldschmidt, Great Britain Court of Appeal (1901)
"Order sanctioning the Marriage of an Infant Ward, and an Advance for Outfit, with Adjournment to Chambers to approve a Settlement under 18 8f 19 V. c. ..."

12. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"In 1472, Louis XI. obtained a papal decree sanctioning the triple Ángelus in France, and promising three hundred ..."

13. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... sanctioning Internal Improvements—On Persecution of Shakers in New York—Indoor Occupations of the Year, described by Himself—He keeps Copies of only a ..."

14. History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties by Robert Clemens Smedley (1883)
"HISTORY OP THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD. CHAPTER I. Opposition to Clause in Constitution sanctioning Slavery.—Origin of Organized System of Underground ..."

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