• WordNet 3.6
    • v interdict command against "I forbid you to call me late at night","Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store","Dad nixed our plans"
    • v interdict destroy by firepower, such as an enemy's line of communication
    • n interdict a court order prohibiting a party from doing a certain activity
    • n interdict an ecclesiastical censure by the Roman Catholic Church withdrawing certain sacraments and Christian burial from a person or all persons in a particular district
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Interdict (R. C. Ch) A prohibition of the pope, by which the clergy or laymen are restrained from performing, or from attending, divine service, or from administering the offices or enjoying the privileges of the church.
    • Interdict A prohibitory order or decree; a prohibition. "These are not fruits forbidden; no interdict Defends the touching of these viands pure."
    • Interdict (Scots Law) An order of the court of session, having the like purpose and effect with a writ of injunction out of chancery in England and America.
    • Interdict To forbid; to prohibit or debar; as, to interdict intercourse with foreign nations. "Charged not to touch the interdicted tree."
    • Interdict (Eccl) To lay under an interdict; to cut off from the enjoyment of religious privileges, as a city, a church, an individual. "An archbishop may not only excommunicate and interdict his suffragans, but his vicar general may do the same."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • interdict To declare authoritatively against, as the use or doing of something; debar by forbidding; prohibit peremptorily.
    • interdict To prohibit from some action-or proceeding; restrain by prohibitory injunction; estop; preclude.
    • interdict Specifically Eccles., to cut off from communion with a church; debar from ecclesiastical functions or privileges.
    • interdict Synonyms Prohibit, etc. See forbid.
    • n interdict An official or authoritative prohibition; a prohibitory order or decree.
    • n interdict In Roman law, an adjudication, by a solemn ordinance issued by the pretor, in his capacity of governing magistrate, for the purpose of quieting a controversy, usually as to peaceable possession, between private parties. ; More specifically— in earlier times, a prohibition or injunction incidental or introductory to an action, forbidding interference with possession until the right should have been determined
    • n interdict In the Roman Catholic Church, an ecclesiastical sentence which forbids the right of Christian burial, the use of the sacraments, and the enjoyment of public worship, or the exercise of ecclesiastical functions. Interdicts may be general, as applied to a country or city, or particular, as applied to a church or other locality; they may be local, as applied to places, personal, as applied to a person or some class of persons, or mixed, as directed against both places and persons. General and local interdicts have rarely been pronounced since the middle ages.
    • n interdict In Scots law, an injunction. See suspension.
    • n interdict In law, an incompetent; one judicially declared to be incapable of earing for his person or estate. See interdiction, 2.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Interdict in-tėr-dikt′ to. prohibit: to forbid: to forbid communion
    • n Interdict (in′tėr-dikt) prohibition: a prohibitory decree: a prohibition of the Pope restraining the clergy from performing divine service
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. entredit, enterdit, OF. entredit, F. interdit, fr. L. interdictum, fr. interdicere, to interpose, prohibit; inter, between + dicere, to say. See Diction


In literature:

They denounce Papal Bulls, interdicts, and Nuncios.
"Americanism Contrasted with Foreignism, Romanism, and Bogus Democracy in the Light of Reason, History, and Scripture;" by William Gannaway Brownlow
In 1606 the Pope had placed it under an interdict.
"Pioneers of Science" by Oliver Lodge
An interdict has been laid upon a hat of particular form, and a republican song in favor of Mazzini.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
This interdict will not be removed until the cities of North Holland have acceded to the affair of convoy.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX" by Various
But flour, pork, and salt are almost interdicted to persons not principals in the trade.
"Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers" by Various
There was no interdiction against it; Hector Hall, with his big guns, could not ride in and order a man off that domain.
"The Flockmaster of Poison Creek" by George W. Ogden
The clergy were interdicted from indulging any longer in the polemics of theology.
"History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II." by James Anthony Froude
The warden possessed the right, if he chose to exercise it, to interdict this correspondence wholly.
"The Prison Chaplaincy, And Its Experiences" by Hosea Quinby
The Church placed on him its interdict, and he never again set foot on Canadian soil.
"The 'Patriotes' of '37" by Alfred D. Decelles
This was to lay the city under an interdict.
"Pope Adrian IV" by Richard Raby

In poetry:

From this session interdict
Every fowl of tyrant wing,
Save the eagle, feather'd king;
Keep the obsequy so strict.
"The Phoenix And The Turtle" by William Shakespeare
This was the Interdicted Tree,
Of which 'twas said: "Thou shall not eat,"
And if thou dost, the penalty
Shall be thy Death! a judgment meet.
"Banishment Of Man From The Garden Of The Lord" by James Madison Bell
How oft my burning cheek as if
By Zephyrus was fanned,
And nothing interdicted pain
Or seemed to make me well again
So quick as mother's hand.
"My Mother's Hand" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Media / News The CPD 's Package Interdiction Team.
Those agents who man our borders do more than just interdict drug smugglers and stop people from crossing the border illegally.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol interdicted a drug shipment of marijuana Saturday afternoon on Interstate Highway 25 in Carbon County east of Elk Mountain.
Media / News The CPD's Package Interdiction Team.
Two Miami men using credit card information belonging to other people had their interstate spending spree brought to an abrupt halt following a traffic stop by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Highway Interdiction Unit.
Those canine handlers who train but miss the opportunity to work with parcels and become involved in parcel interdictions are missing a great opportunity.
Justifying your crime interdiction efforts.
Lee County Sheriff Mike Scott reported results of a two-month, multi-level drug sweep using Sheriff's Office Narcotics, Pharmaceutical Investigations Law Enforcement, Vice, Highway Interdiction and.
After legalization of recreational marijuana use in two US states, Mexico may rein in interdiction efforts.
Local police are often assigned to multi-agency task forces focusing on drug interdiction.
Local police are often assigned to multiagency task forces focusing on drug interdiction.
If cocaine can be smuggled into the US without interdiction, we cannot dismiss the possibility of an Iranian nuke ending up in Manhattan.
When I conduct parcel trainings or actual parcel interdictions I use the entire area.
Just to share some of my personal experience with parcel interdiction with you all: We recently assisted with a parcel interdiction and had great success.
Some claimed this as vindication of the US drug interdiction strategy there.

In science:

To reduce edge interdiction to node interdiction, take the graph G(N , E ) and construct G′ by splitting the edges.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
Conversely, to reduce node interdiction to edge interdiction, construct from G(N , E ) a graph G′ by representing each node v with interdiction efficiency dv by nodes i, j, joining them with an edge (i, j), and setting di j = dv .
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
Consider now the complexity of node interdiction.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
One source of hardness in the UME problem stems from the difficulty of avoiding the case whe re multiple edges or nodes are interdicted on the same evader path - a source of inefficiency.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders
It is sufficient to consider just the special case where all interdiction efficiencies are equal, di = 1.
Optimal Interdiction of Unreactive Markovian Evaders