Definition of Disallow

1. Verb. Command against. "Sam and Sue disallow the movie "; "Dad nixed our plans"




Definition of Disallow

1. v. t. To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject; as, the judge disallowed the executor's charge.

Definition of Disallow

1. Verb. To refuse to allow ¹

2. Verb. To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disallow

1. to refuse to allow [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disallow

disagreeablenesses
disagreeably
disagreeance
disagreeances
disagreed
disagreein'
disagreeing
disagreement
disagreements
disagreer
disagreers
disagrees
disallied
disalliege
disallies
disallow (current term)
disallowable
disallowance
disallowances
disallowed
disallowing
disallows
disally
disallying
disambiguate
disambiguated
disambiguates
disambiguating
disambiguation
disambiguations

Literary usage of Disallow

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

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, in the by Francis Vesey, Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon, John Beames, Edward Duncan Ingraham (1822)
"Petition to disallow a Bankrupt's Certificate, as void by gaming: the ... (l) THIS petition prayed, that The Lord Chancellor would disallow a Bankrupt. ..."

2. A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States by Harold Remington (1915)
"Duty to Allow or disallow Claims.—It is, of course, the duty of the referee to allow or disallow claims of creditors for sharing in dividends.3* ..."

3. Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius by Maurice Powell, Henry Roscoe (1884)
"Bradley, 3 Ap. Ca. 944, DP ante, p. 274. Order to disallow ... and to disallow the costs thereof, or of such part thereof as he shall lind to be improper, ..."

4. Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius by Maurice Powell, Henry Roscoe (1891)
"Breslauer, LE, 6 QB 438, BC Order to disallow unnecessary costs.~\ By Rules, 1883, O. Ixv. r. 27 (20), "The court or judge may, at the hearing of any cause ..."

5. The Revised Reports by Robert Campbell, Frederick Pollock, Oliver Augustus Saunders, Arthur Beresford Cane, Joseph Gerald Pease, William Bowstead, Great Britain Courts (1902)
"The defendants were thereupon requested by Smith either to allow or disallow the accounts, to which Hill replied " we will do neither; if you get a mandamus ..."

6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Courts of Exchequer by Roger Meeson, Great Britain Court of Exchequer, William Newland Welsby, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber (1841)
"... must disallow the costs of those witnesses, as they were specially provided for by the former rule, and lost by the plaintiff's own neglect. POOH KERR. ..."

7. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"... 410 In single fight and mixed affray, And ever, I myself may say, With Brian Buhner bold, And trained htm nigh to disallow The aid of bis baptismal vow. ..."

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