- to refuse to allow; reject; veto: to disallow a claim for compensation.
- to refuse to admit the truth or validity of: to disallow the veracity of a report.
Origin of disallow
Related Words for disallowancerefusal, rejection, repudiation, turndown, ban, inhibition, interdiction, prohibition, restriction, taboo
Examples from the Web for disallowance
Historical Examples of disallowance
Owing to the disallowance of the Oaths Bill there was no report from the committee.The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3
John Charles Dent
The disallowance is published in Victoria on the 1st of May.
As to the disallowance of Colonial bills, see pp. 202-5, ante.
Then this statute was passed last year, of which we are now asking the disallowance, and I am going to speak of that briefly.Bilingualism
N. A. Belcourt
The Two-penny Act was good and essential, and its disallowance was a breach of the contract.Give Me Liberty
Thomas J. Wertenbaker
- to reject as untrue or invalid
- to cancel