interdict

  • 1 Interdict — • Originally in Roman law, an interlocutory edict of the praetor, especially in matter affecting the right of possession; it still preserves this meaning in both Roman and canon law Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Interdict      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Interdict — In ter*dict , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interdicted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interdicting}.] [OE. entrediten to forbid communion, L. interdicere, interdictum. See {Interdict}, n.] [1913 Webster] 1. To forbid; to prohibit or debar; as, to interdict… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 interdict — INTERDÍCT, interdicte, s.n. Pedeapsă dată în evul mediu de autoritatea bisericii catolice, prin care se interzicea temporar unui preot, unei biserici, unei regiuni sau unei ţări să oficieze cultul divin sau să participe la el. – Din lat.… …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 interdict — in·ter·dict 1 / in tər ˌdikt/ n 1: something that prohibits 2: one that has been interdicted compare ward in·ter·dict 2 /ˌin tər dikt/ vt 1 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 Interdict — In ter*dict , n. [OE. entredit, enterdit, OF. entredit, F. interdit, fr. L. interdictum, fr. interdicere to interpose, prohibit; inter between + dicere to say. See {Diction}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A prohibitory order or decree; a prohibition. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Interdict — Interdict. Lehnten sich im Mittelalter einzelne Personen oder ganze Städte und Provinzen gegen die Beschlüsse des Papstes auf, so sprach derselbe das Interdict gegen sie aus. Aller Gottesdienst hörte dann auf, die Kirchen wurden verschlossen,… …

    Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • 7 interdict — [in΄tər dikt′; ] for n. [ in′tər dikt΄] vt. [altered (infl. by L interdictus) < ME entrediten < n. entredit: see INTERDICT n. below] 1. to prohibit (an action) or prohibit the use of (a thing); forbid with authority 2. to restrain from… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Interdict — (v. lat. Interdictum), 1) im Römischen Recht ursprünglich am Befehl, Gebot (Decretum) od. Verbot (I. im engeren Sinne), welchen der Prätor bei gewissen Rechtsirrungen sofort auf Antrag einer Partei erließ, der aber, wenn der Gegner Widerspruch… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 interdict — (v.) late 13c., from O.Fr. entredit, pp. of entredire forbid by decree, from L. interdicere interpose by speech, prohibit, from inter between (see INTER (Cf. inter )) + dicere to speak, to say (see DICTION (Cf. diction)). Related …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 interdict — vb ban, inhibit, enjoin, *forbid, prohibit Analogous words: proscribe (see SENTENCE): debar, rule out, *exclude: *restrain, curb, check Antonyms: sanction Contrasted words: *let, allow, permit …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 interdict — Interdict, Interdictum …

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  • 12 interdict — interdictor, n. n. /in teuhr dikt /; v. /in teuhr dikt /, n. 1. Civil Law. any prohibitory act or decree of a court or an administrative officer. 2. Rom. Cath. Ch. a punishment by which the faithful, remaining in communion with the church, are… …

    Universalium

  • 13 interdict — interdicts, interdicting, interdicted (The verb is pronounced [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)dɪ̱kt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]ɪ̱ntə(r)dɪkt[/t]].) 1) VERB If an armed force interdicts something or someone, they stop them and prevent them from moving. If they… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 interdict — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, alteration of entredite, from Anglo French, from Latin interdictum prohibition, from neuter of interdictus, past participle of interdicere to interpose, forbid, from inter + dicere to say more at diction Date:… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 Interdict — The term Interdict may refer to: * Court order enforcing or prohibiting a certain action * Injunction, such as a restraining order * Interdict (Roman Catholic Church), an ecclesiastical penalty which (temporarily) bars a specific person or group… …

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  • 16 interdict — 1. noun A papal decree prohibiting the administration of the sacraments from a political entity under the power of a single person (e.g., a king or an oligarchy with similar powers). Exteme unction/Anointing of the sick are excepted. 2. verb a)… …

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  • 17 Interdict — The ecclesiastical banning of all sacraments, except for baptism and extreme unction, throughout a geographical area. High feast days were usually not banned. A sanction used to force persons, institutions, communities or secular lords to accept… …

    Medieval glossary

  • 18 interdict — 1. noun they breached an interdict Syn: prohibition, ban, bar, veto, proscription, interdiction, embargo, moratorium, injunction Ant: permission 2. verb 1) they interdicted foreign commerce Syn …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 interdict — UK [ˈɪntə(r)ˌdɪkt] / UK [ˌɪntə(r)ˈdɪkt] / US [ˈɪntərˌdɪkt] noun [countable] Word forms interdict : singular interdict plural interdicts 1) legal an order from a court of law that officially tells someone not to do something 2) an order from the… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 interdict — noun /ˈɪntədɪkt / (say intuhdikt), / daɪt/ (say duyt) 1. Roman Law a general or special order of the Roman praetor forbidding or commanding an act; the procedure by which an interdict was sought. 2. Civil Law any prohibitory act or decree of a… …

    Australian English dictionary