What is another word for injunction?

Synonyms for injunction
ɪnˈdʒʌŋk ʃən

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. injunction

    Instruction implies superiority of knowledge, direction of authority on the part of the giver; a teacher gives instructions to his pupils, an employer gives directions to his workmen. Order is still more authoritative than direction; soldiers, sailors, and railroad employees have simply to obey the orders of their superiors, without explanation or question; an order in the commercial sense has the authority of the money which the one ordering the goods pays or is to pay. Command is a loftier word, as well as highly authoritative, less frequent in common life; we speak of the commands of God, or sometimes, by polite hyperbole, ask of a friend, "Have you any commands for me?" A requirement is imperative, but not always formal, nor made by a personal agent; it may be in the nature of things; as, the requirements of the position. Prohibition is wholly negative; it is a command not to do; injunction is now oftenest so used, especially as the requirement by legal authority that certain action be suspended or refrained from, pending final legal decision. Compare ARRAY; CLASS; LAW; PROHIBIT; SYSTEM.

    command, direction, instruction, mandate, order, prohibition, requirement

    allowance, consent, leave, liberty, license, permission, permit

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. injunction

    mandate, order, command, exhortation, precept

    disobedience, insubordination, noncompliance, nonobservance

Princeton's WordNet

  1. injunctionnoun

    a formal command or admonition

    cease and desist order, enjoinment, enjoining

  2. injunction, enjoining, enjoinment, cease and desist ordernoun

    (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity

    "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"

    cease and desist order, enjoinment, enjoining

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. injunctionnoun

    command, order, precept, mandate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "injunction":

    order, restraining, warrant

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  1. Whole Woman:

    We've never felt really optimistic about this circuit and this panel doesn't look good for us so we're anticipating a ruling that will not be in our favor and then a fairly quick challenge once again to the Supreme Court to see if we can get an injunction relief.

  2. Gavin Newsom:

    We are encouraged that the federal court tentatively concluded that a preliminary injunction should be granted, it remains our position that the law is unconstitutional because United States are not permitted to add additional requirements for candidates for president, and that the law violates the Constitution.

  3. Jonathan Peters:

    A temporary injunction is a short-term measure that remains in effect until, for example, a preliminary injunction is issued, and whether it would be temporary or something more enduring, the court would consider, before issuing any injunction, the effects on the requesting party if the injunction isn't granted ; the effects on the non-requesting party if it is granted ; whether the requesting party has a potentially successful case ; and the injunction's effect on the public interest.

  4. Lester Shum:

    The area I am banned from is way larger than the injunction area, i will discuss with my lawyer whether we appeal or not.

  5. Yar Chaikovsky:

    That said, having seen the decreased value of many universities’ endowments, we are seeing and will see more universities enforcing patents. And in a post-eBay world, universities can argue that they are entitled to an injunction.”

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  • VerfügungGerman
  • interdictoSpanish
  • حکمPersian
  • määräys, käsky, käskeminen, määrääminenFinnish
  • injonctionFrench
  • urghaireIrish
  • צַו מְנִיעָהHebrew
  • sommeren, bevelen, gerechtelijk bevel, bevel, sommatie, injunctie, verbod, order, dwangbevel, gebodDutch
  • nakaz sądowy, napomnieniePolish
  • запрет, предписание, судебное постановление, приказ, постановлениеRussian
  • ihtiyati tedbirTurkish
  • زخمیUrdu
  • באַשטימונגYiddish

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