Disallowing
Disallow Dis`al*low", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disallowed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disallowing}.] [Pref. dis- + allow: cf. OF. desalouer, desloer, to blame, dissuade.] To refuse to allow; to deny the force or validity of; to disown and reject; as, the judge disallowed the executor's charge. [1913 Webster]

To whom coming, as unto a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God. --1 Pet. ii. 4. [1913 Webster]

That the edicts of C[ae]sar we may at all times disallow, but the statutes of God for no reason we may reject. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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