prohibit


prohibit
Synonyms and related words:
anticipate, arrest, avert, ban, bar, bar out, block, blockade, bridle, check, close out, constrain, contain, control, cool, cool off, count out, curb, curtail, cut off, debar, decelerate, deflect, deny, deter, disallow, discourage, disenable, dishearten, disqualify, dompt, embargo, enjoin, estop, exclude, exclude from, fend, fend off, foil, forbid, foreclose, forestall, freeze out, frustrate, govern, guard, hamper, help, hinder, hold, hold at bay, hold back, hold fast, hold in, hold in check, hold in leash, hold up, ignore, impede, inhibit, interdict, keep, keep back, keep from, keep in, keep in check, keep off, keep out, keep under control, lay under restraint, leave out, lock out, make impossible, obstruct, obviate, omit, ostracize, outlaw, pass over, preclude, prevent, proscribe, pull, pull in, refuse, rein, rein in, reject, relegate, repel, repress, repudiate, restrain, retard, retrench, rule out, save, say no to, send to Coventry, set back, shut out, slow down, snub, stave off, stop, straiten, suppress, taboo, thwart, turn aside, ward off, withhold

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  • Prohibit — Pro*hib it, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prohibited}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prohibiting}.] [L. prohibitus, p. p. of prohibere to prohibit; pro before, forth + habere to have, hold. See {Habit}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To forbid by authority; to interdict; as, God… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prohibit — pro‧hib‧it [prəˈhɪbt ǁ proʊ ] verb [transitive] LAW to officially stop someone doing something by making it illegal or against the rules: • The firm s own internal rules now prohibit that type of loan. prohibit somebody from doing something •… …   Financial and business terms

  • prohibit — I verb ban, banish, bar, block, check, circumscribe, control, counteract, curb, debar, deny, disallow, disqualify, embargo, enjoin, exclude, forbid, foreclose, forfend, gainsay, halt, hamper, hinder, impede, inhibit, interdict, interfere, limit,… …   Law dictionary

  • prohibit — PROHIBÍT, Ă, prohibiţi, te, adj. (Despre mărfuri) A căror producere, vânzare, export sau import sunt interzise. – v. prohibi. Trimis de oprocopiuc, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  PROHIBÍT adj. interzis, oprit. (Băuturi prohibit.) Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • prohibit — In current usage, prohibit can be followed either by a noun or pronoun denoting the thing prohibited (The UN Declaration calls on all countries to prohibit all forms of human cloning) or by a noun or pronoun denoting the person prohibited, (or… …   Modern English usage

  • prohibit — [prō hib′it, prəhib′it] vt. [ME prohibeten < L prohibitus, pp. of prohibere, to prohibit < pro , before (see PRO 2) + habere, to have (see HABIT)] 1. to refuse to permit; forbid by law or by an order 2. to prevent; hinder SYN. FORBID… …   English World dictionary

  • prohibit — early 15c., from L. prohibitus, pp. of prohibere (see PROHIBITION (Cf. prohibition)). Related: Prohibited; prohibiting …   Etymology dictionary

  • prohibit — *forbid, inhibit, enjoin, interdict, ban Analogous words: *prevent, preclude, obviate: debar, shut out, *exclude: *hinder, impede, obstruct: *restrain, curb, check Antonyms: permit Contrasted words: * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • prohibit — [v] make impossible; stop ban, block, bottle up*, box in*, bring to screeching halt*, constrain, cool*, cork*, debar, disallow, enjoin, forbid, forfend, freeze*, gridlock, halt, hamper, hang up*, hinder, hold up, impede, inhibit, interdict, jam… …   New thesaurus

  • prohibit — ► VERB (prohibited, prohibiting) 1) formally forbid by law, rule, etc. 2) make impossible; prevent. DERIVATIVES prohibitory adjective. ORIGIN Latin prohibere keep in check …   English terms dictionary

  • prohibit — verb 1) state law prohibits gambling Syn: forbid, ban, bar, interdict, proscribe, make illegal, embargo, outlaw, disallow, veto; Law enjoin Ant: permit, authorize 2) a ca …   Thesaurus of popular words


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