prohibit definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To forbid by authority: cigarette smoking is prohibited generally in most theaters. See Synonyms at forbid.
    • To prevent; preclude: Modesty prohibits myself from saying just what took place.
    • To forbid by authority; to interdict; ; we prohibit one from performing a thing, and also the doing of this thing.
    • To impede; to debar; to avoid; to preclude.
  • verb:
    • To forbid, disallow, or proscribe; to make unlawful or illicit.
    • command against
  • others:
    • To forbid; interdict by authority: since, to prohibit someone from doing a thing; to prohibit the doing of anything.
    • To hinder; debar; restrict; preclude.

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