in·ter·dict /ˈɪntɝˌdɪkt/ 名詞
In·ter·dict v. t. [imp. & p. p. Interdicted; p. pr. & vb. n. Interdicting.]
1. To forbid; to prohibit or debar; as, to interdict intercourse with foreign nations.
Charged not to touch the interdicted tree. --Milton.
2. Eccl. To lay under an interdict; to cut off from the enjoyment of religious privileges, as a city, a church, an individual.
An archbishop may not only excommunicate and interdict his suffragans, but his vicar general may do the same. --Ayliffe.
1. A prohibitory order or decree; a prohibition.
These are not fruits forbidden; no interdict
Defends the touching of these viands pure. --Milton.
2. R. C. Ch. A prohibition of the pope, by which the clergy or laymen are restrained from performing, or from attending, divine service, or from administering the offices or enjoying the privileges of the church.
3. Scots Law An order of the court of session, having the like purpose and effect with a writ of injunction out of chancery in England and America.
n 1: an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church
withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from
a person or all persons in a particular district
2: a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain
activity [syn: interdiction]
v 1: destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of
2: command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night";
"Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: forbid,
prohibit, proscribe, veto, disallow] [ant: permit,