1. sanctioned

adjective. ['ˈsæŋkʃənd'] formally approved and invested with legal authority.


  • legal


  • nonstandard
  • unorthodoxy

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Rhymes with Sanctioned

  • abandoned
  • aforementioned
  • airconditioned
  • apportioned
  • auctioned
  • auditioned
  • awakened
  • bargained
  • beckoned
  • blackened
  • bludgeoned
  • brightened
  • broadened
  • burdened
  • burgeoned
  • buttoned
  • captioned
  • cautioned
  • cautioned
  • championed

Sentences with sanctioned

1. Adjective
The dress code for sanctioned matches goes above and beyond the general guidelines.

2. Verb, past participle
These dimensions are to be used in tournaments sanctioned by these organizations.

Quotes about sanctioned

1. Dimitri: "She might be wild and disrespectful, but if she has potential—"Rose: "Wild and disrespecful? Who the hell are you anyway? Oursourced help?"Kirova: "Guardian Belikov is the Princess Lissa's guardian now, her sanctioned guardian."Rose: "You got cheap foreign labor to protect Lissa?
- Richelle Mead, Vampire Academy

2. There was a time when our desire for each other would have landed us in an asylum or prison, had it not been sanctioned by mutual assent. True or false.
- Lawrence Krauser, Lemon

2. sanctioned

adjective. ['ˈsæŋkʃənd'] conforming to orthodox or recognized rules.


  • canonical
  • orthodox


  • liberal
  • illegality
  • invalid

3. sanctioned

adjective. ['ˈsæŋkʃənd'] established by authority; given authoritative approval.


  • approved
  • authorised


  • unlawful
  • unofficial
  • illegitimate