Definitions for prohibitproʊˈhɪb ɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix(verb)

    command against

    "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"

Wiktionary

  1. prohibit(Verb)

    To forbid, disallow, or proscribe; to make illegal or illicit.

    The restaurant prohibits smoking on the patio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Prohibit(verb)

    to forbid by authority; to interdict; as, God prohibited Adam from eating of the fruit of a certain tree; we prohibit a person from doing a thing, and also the doing of the thing; as, the law prohibits men from stealing, or it prohibits stealing

  2. Prohibit(verb)

    to hinder; to debar; to prevent; to preclude

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'prohibit' in Verbs Frequency: #1092


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