verb (used with object)
Origin of disallow
Related formsdis·al·low·a·ble, adjectivedis·al·low·a·ble·ness, noundis·al·low·ance, noun
Examples from the Web for disallow
I refuse to disallow the Palestinians the right to their pain or their narrative, either.
I refuse to disallow my people our right to our pain, or to our joy.
If her husband hear, and hold his peace, and doth not disallow the promise, she shall accomplish whatsoever she had promised.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Both the First and the Second Alkibiadês appear to me genuine, even upon the showing of those very critics who disallow them.
The case of the "Alabama," rightly understood, does not disallow this conclusion but rather confirms it.Naval Warfare|James R. Thursfield
Now if you admit this, you disallow the Protagorean doctrine.
The power to disallow an Irish Act which, though not unconstitutional, has worked injustice, might be of advantage.A Leap in the Dark|A.V. Dicey