an authoritative prohibition, in particular: Law
, chiefly Scottish a court order forbidding an act; a negative injunction.
(in the Roman Catholic Church) a sentence debarring a person or place from ecclesiastical functions and privileges:a papal interdict 1prohibit or forbid (something):society will never interdict sex
(interdict someone from
) prohibit someone from (doing something):I have not been interdicted from consuming alcoholic beverages
2intercept and prevent the movement of (a prohibited commodity or person):army efforts to interdict enemy supply shipments Military impede (an enemy force), especially by bombing lines of communication or supply.