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.