What is another word for injunction?

Pronunciation: [ɪnd͡ʒˈʌŋkʃən] (IPA)

An injunction is a legal court order that instructs someone to stop doing something or prevent them from carrying out a certain action. There are several synonyms for injunction, all of which describe a legal command that prohibits a particular action. These include restraining order, interdict, prohibition, prohibition order, interdiction, stay, prohibition notice, and court order. Each of these terms conveys the same meaning and implications as an injunction, but the specific term used may depend on the jurisdiction, type of case, or legal context. Regardless of the term, an injunction is a powerful tool used to enforce the law and protect individuals' rights.

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What are the opposite words for injunction?

An Injunction refers to a court order that prohibits someone from performing a specific action or requires them to act in a certain way. Antonyms, on the other hand, are words that have an opposite meaning. So, some antonyms for Injunction include Liberty, Freedom, Permit, Approval, Sanction, Allowance, Authorization, etc. Liberty and Freedom indicate the absence of any legal restrictions or orders, while Permit and Approval suggest that someone has the authority to carry out a particular action. Sanction and Authorization denote official approval or acceptance of a particular action or event, while Allowance suggests that someone is entitled to do something. Thus, these antonyms of Injunction signify the opposite meaning of the same word.

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Usage examples for Injunction

The old man, her father, had left all his money to his son, but with the injunction that she was to be provided for, all her days, of his bounty.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
His eternal and ceaseless injunction was hate, hate, hate.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey
Percival was not slow to obey the injunction.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh

Famous quotes with Injunction

  • The injunction that we should love our neighbors as ourselves means to us equally that we should love ourselves as we love our neighbors.
    Barbara Deming
  • They may well say not only is this not true, but I will put in an injunction to prevent publication. No, stories don't go in unless I'm convinced by the people who write them that they're true. And if I'm wrong, then so be it.
    Ian Hislop
  • We, the generation that faces the next century, can add the solemn injunction "If we don't do the impossible, we shall be faced with the unthinkable."
    Petra Kelly
  • The Law is never weary of again and again repeating its injunction of local unity of worship.
    Julius Wellhausen
  • 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.”
    Yar Chaikovsky

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