Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SANCTIONS

When true hearts meet, there is that within which sanctions their love, and says it is good.

Superstition had lent its awful power to the sanctions of religion.

Anything he objects to, or sanctions, I object to, or agree with.

To the workers themselves, on the other hand, such actions have all the sanctions of conscience.

Mamma sanctions the gift, so you need have no scruples about accepting them.

Attempts were always made to control it by sanctions in public opinion.

It purposely runs counter to all the sanctions which are possible in experience.

If I understand you aright, you have flung away the sanctions of orthodoxy.

Pains and pleasures as annexed to action are called 'sanctions.'

The 'sanctions' will operate differently in different cases.