Part of speech:
(Archaic) To curse; condemn
In the U.S., to remove the legal force of (contracts, etc.)
To hold back or keep in check; control:
So high or burdensome as to discourage purchase or use:
A government order prohibiting the movement of merchant ships into or out of its ports.
(Roman Catholic) To exclude (someone or somewhere) from participation in church services; to place under a religious interdict. [from 13th c.]
To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
(--- Biology) To decrease, limit, or block the action or function of (an enzyme or organ, for example).
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.
To exclude or shut out; bar.
To reject as invalid, untrue, or improper.
To forbid is defined as to order that something not occur, or to prevent something from occurring.
To denounce or condemn:
To put under taboo
To forbid, prohibit, or decide against:
To forbid, refuse, or veto:
The definition of halt is to hesitate, to put a stop to something or to come to a sudden stop.
To keep (a person or thing) from doing something; impede:
(Uncountable) The condition of being precluded
A decree or law that prohibits.
The written order of a court in the name of the state or other legal authority ordering the person addressed to either do something or restrain from doing something.
To stop or impede the passage of or movement through; obstruct:
To deprive of the right of church membership by ecclesiastical authority.
Preclude is defined as to prevent something from happening or to prevent someone from doing something.
To prevent the starting, advent, etc. of; preclude
To grant license to; to permit; to consent to.
To bring into a critical state; esp., to make critically in need
To be indulgent or too indulgent toward; be partial to; prefer unfairly
A rule or law that forbids something.
Find another word for prohibit. In this page you can discover 45 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for prohibit, like: ban, outlaw, restrain, prohibitive, embargo, interdict, put under the ban, obstruct, impede, inhibit and interdictive.