To hold back; keep oneself (from doing something); forbear
To refrain from (doing something):
To forbid by authority:
To delay, hinder, or prevent (an event, for example) by taking action beforehand:
To retard or obstruct the progress of.
Find another word for keep-from. In this page you can discover 10 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for keep-from, like: desist, refrain, avoid, prohibit, forestall, impede, abstain, hinder, prevent and restrain.