Is SANCTION a scrabble word?

Words With Friends :  YES

Scrabble US :  YES

Scrabble UK :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

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Definitions for the word 'sanction'


  1. SANCTION, a mechanism of social control for enforcing a society's standards
  2. SANCTION, the act of final authorization
  3. SANCTION, official permission or approval
  4. SANCTION, formal and explicit approval
  5. SANCTION, an action that is taken or an order that is given to force a country to obey international laws by limiting or stopping trade with that country, by not allowing economic aid for that country, etc.
  6. SANCTION, official permission or approval


  1. SANCTION, give sanction to
  2. SANCTION, give religious sanction to, such as through on oath
  3. SANCTION, give authority or permission to
  4. SANCTION, to officially accept or allow (something)

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The word SANCTION is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

How to use the word 'sanction' in a sentence

  1. The country acted without the sanction of the other nations.
  2. Their policy has legal sanction.
  3. The government has sanctioned the use of force.
  4. His actions were not sanctioned by his superiors.

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