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The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
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  1. The act of limiting or the state of being limited:
  2. The act of placing a limit or restriction.
  3. (Law) A period established by statute during which a lawsuit or criminal prosecution must be initiated.
To make impossible; prevent
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  1. To make impossible; prevent
  2. To have the effect of preventing; preclude:
  3. To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit:
The act of prohibiting or the condition of being prohibited.
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  1. The act of prohibiting or the condition of being prohibited.
  2. (Proper) In the U.S., the period (1920-1933) of prohibition by federal law
  3. A prohibiting or being prohibited
A government order prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
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  1. A government order prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
  2. A prohibition by a government on certain or all trade with a foreign nation.
  3. A prohibition or restriction of freight transportation
To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity. To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity.
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  1. To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity. To order or compel to stop or prohibit commencement of an activity; of a judge: to grant a court order directing a party to cease a particular activity.
  2. To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
  3. To require or impose (an action or behavior, for example) with authority and emphasis; prescribe.
To declare unlawful or illegal
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  1. To declare unlawful or illegal
  2. To deprive (one declared to be a criminal fugitive) of the protection of the law.
  3. In the U.S., to remove the legal force of (contracts, etc.)
To keep from happening; avert:
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  1. To keep from happening; avert:
  2. To anticipate (a need, objection, etc.)
  3. To keep (a person or thing) from doing something; impede:
To exclude or shut out; bar.
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  1. To exclude or shut out; bar.
  2. To keep (a person) from some right or privilege; exclude; bar
  3. To prevent, hinder, or prohibit
To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.
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  1. To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.
  2. To refuse to allow; reject as untrue, invalid, or illegal
To command (someone) not to do something:
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  1. To command (someone) not to do something:
  2. To command against the doing or use of (something); prohibit:
  3. To have the effect of preventing; preclude:
(--- Psychology) To suppress or restrain (behavior, an impulse, or a desire) consciously or unconsciously.
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  1. (--- Psychology) To suppress or restrain (behavior, an impulse, or a desire) consciously or unconsciously.
  2. (--- Biology) To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of (an enzyme or organ, for example).
  3. (Eccles.) To prohibit; forbid
To confront and halt the activities, advance, or entry of:
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  1. To confront and halt the activities, advance, or entry of:
  2. To prohibit (an action) or prohibit the use of (a thing); forbid with authority
  3. (R.C.Ch.) To exclude (a person, parish, etc.) from certain acts, sacraments, or privileges
To deprive (one declared to be a criminal fugitive) of the protection of the law.
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  1. To deprive (one declared to be a criminal fugitive) of the protection of the law.
  2. In the U.S., to remove the legal force of (contracts, etc.)
  3. To declare unlawful or illegal
To prevent; preclude:
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  1. To prevent; preclude:
  2. To refuse to permit; forbid by law or by an order
  3. To forbid by authority:
To denounce or forbid the practice, use, etc. of; interdict
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  1. To denounce or forbid the practice, use, etc. of; interdict
  2. To prohibit; forbid:
  3. In ancient Rome, to publish the name of (a person) condemned to death, banishment, etc.
To put under taboo
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  1. To put under taboo
  2. To prohibit or forbid because of tradition, convention, etc.
  3. To exclude from use, approach, or mention; place under taboo.
To examine and expurgate.
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  1. To examine and expurgate.
  2. To subject (a book, film, writer, etc.) to the close examination of a censor
To be or become silent or still.
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  1. To be or become silent or still.
  2. To stop making noise; be or become quiet or silent
  3. To keep from public knowledge; suppress mention of. Often used with up :
To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
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  1. To interrupt or cut off (the voice, for example).
  2. To suppress or repress; hold back; check, stop, inhibit, etc.
  3. To kill by preventing respiration; smother or suffocate.
To inhibit the expression of:
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  1. To inhibit the expression of:
  2. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
  3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
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  1. The action of not allowing, or of withdrawing allowance.
An official prohibition or edict against something.
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  1. An official prohibition or edict against something.
  2. The act of forbidding; prohibition
The blocking or limiting of the activity of an organ, tissue, or cell of the body, caused by the action of a nerve or neuron or by the release of a substance such as a hormone or neurotransmitter.
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  1. The blocking or limiting of the activity of an organ, tissue, or cell of the body, caused by the action of a nerve or neuron or by the release of a substance such as a hormone or neurotransmitter.
  2. Anything that inhibits, esp., a mental or psychological process that restrains or suppresses an action, emotion, or thought
  3. (--- Biology) The condition in which or the process by which an enzyme, for example, is inhibited.
The forbidding by law of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages.
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  1. The forbidding by law of the manufacture, transportation, and sale of alcoholic beverages.
  2. A prohibiting or being prohibited
  3. (Proper) In the U.S., the period (1920-1933) of prohibition by federal law
The condition of having been proscribed; outlawry.
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  1. The condition of having been proscribed; outlawry.
  2. The act of proscribing; prohibition.
  3. Prohibition or interdiction
Any social prohibition or restriction that results from convention or tradition
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  1. Any social prohibition or restriction that results from convention or tradition
  2. An object, word, or act protected by such a prohibition.
  3. Among some Polynesian peoples, a sacred prohibition put upon certain people, things, or acts which makes them untouchable, unmentionable, etc.
Find another word for ban. In this page you can discover 39 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ban, like: limitation, forbid, prohibition, interdiction, embargo, enjoin, outlaw, prevent, declare illegal, refusal and taboo.