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  Words related to forbid

Related / Similar Words: prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude

 

Definition:
  • command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store";
  • keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer";

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    Hyponyms: ban, bar, debar, exclude, enjoin, outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise, save, make unnecessary, obviate, deflect, avert, head off, stave off, fend off, avoid, ward off, obstruct, blockade, block, hinder, stymie, stymy, embarrass, thwart, queer, spoil, scotch, foil, cross, frustrate, baffle, bilk, stop, halt, kibosh

     

    Derivational Morphology: veto, prohibition, ban, proscription, banishment, interdict, interdiction, inhibition, forbiddance, banning, forbidding, obviation, forestalling, preclusion

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 禁止   Danish: forbyde  
    Dutch: verbieden   Esperanto: malpermesi  
    Finnish: kieltää   French: interdire  
    German: verbieten   Hebrew: אסר  
    Hungarian: tilt   Ido: interdiktar  
    Indonesian: larang   Italian: proibire  
    Japanese: 禁じる   Norwegian: forby  
    Portuguese: proibir   Romanian: interzice  
    Russian: запретить   Serbian: zabraniti  
    Spanish: prohibir   Swedish: förbjuda  
     
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