Dis·al·low v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disallowed p. pr. & vb. n. Disallowing.] To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject; as, the judge disallowed the executor's charge.
To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God. --1 Pet. ii. 4.
That the edicts of Cæsar we may at all times disallow, but the statutes of God for no reason we may reject. --Milton.
Note: ☞ This verb was sometimes followed by of; as, “What follows, if we disallow of this?” --Shak. See Allow.
Syn: -- To disapprove; prohibit; censure; reject.
v : command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night";
"Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: forbid,
prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto] [ant: permit,