Synonyms for sanctioned

Synonyms for (adjective) sanctioned

Synonyms: approved, sanctioned

Definition: established by authority; given authoritative approval

Usage: a list of approved candidates

Similar words: authorised, authorized

Definition: endowed with authority


Synonyms: ratified, sanctioned

Definition: formally approved and invested with legal authority

Similar words: legal

Definition: established by or founded upon law or official or accepted rules


Synonyms: canonic, canonical, sanctioned

Definition: conforming to orthodox or recognized rules

Usage: the drinking of cocktails was as canonical a rite as the mixing- Sinclair Lewis

Similar words: orthodox

Definition: adhering to what is commonly accepted

Usage: an orthodox view of the world