- Bible Reference: Numbers 30:5
- Included in Eastons: No
- Included in Hitchcocks: No
- Included in Naves: No
- Included in Smiths: No
- Included in Websters: Yes
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
- H5106 Used 1 time
DISALLOW, verb transitive [dis and allow.] To refuse permission, or not to permit; not to grant; not to make or suppose lawful; not to authorize; to disapprove. God disallows that Christians should conform to the immoral practices of the world. A good man disallows every kind of profaneness.
2. To testify dislike or disapprobation; to refuse assent.
But if her father shall disallow her int he day that he heareth, not nay of her vows or her bonds--shall stand. Numbers 30:5.
3. Not to approve; not to receive; to reject.
To whom coming, as to a living stone, disallowed indeed of men, but chosen of God, and precious. 1 Peter 2:4.
4. Not to allow or admit as just; to reject; as, to disallow an account or charge.
DISALLOWABLE, adjective Not allowable; not to be suffered.
DISALLOWANCE, noun Disapprobation; refusal to admit or permit; prohibition; rejection.
DISALLOWED, participle passive Not granted, permitted or admitted; disapproved; rejected.
DISALLOWING, participle present tense Not permitting; not admitting; disapproving; rejecting.