verb (used with object)
- interdict list,
Origin of interdict
Examples from the Web for interdict
Foreign security sector support can and should include efforts to interdict poachers.The Curse of CAR: Warlords, Blood Diamonds, and Dead Elephants|Christopher Day|May 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mordred attacked; the Bishop of Canterbury dropped down on him with the Interdict.A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
But so it was, and Jasper Lamotte's interdict was not strong enough to sever the intimacy.The Diamond Coterie|Lawrence L. Lynch
The political legislator may place their empire under an interdict, but he cannot reign there.The Aesthetical Essays|Friedrich Schiller
The King was not strong enough to withstand the influence of the clergy, and did not venture at once to remove the interdict.
The interdict was now removed, and Brother Francis seemed happy.
noun (ˈɪntəˌdɪkt, -ˌdaɪt)
- an order of a praetor commanding or forbidding an act
- the procedure by which this order was sought
verb (ˌɪntəˈdɪkt, -ˈdaɪt) (tr)
Word Origin for interdict
late 13c., from Old French entredit, past participle of entredire "forbid by decree," from Latin interdicere "interpose by speech, prohibit," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + dicere "to speak, to say" (see diction). Related: Interdicted; interdicting.