1. prohibit

verb. ['proʊˈhɪbət'] command against.


  • ban
  • bar
  • criminalise
  • criminalize
  • illegalize
  • command
  • interdict
  • enjoin
  • illegalise
  • debar
  • forbid
  • proscribe
  • nix
  • require
  • exclude
  • outlaw
  • disallow


  • legalize
  • permit
  • decriminalize
  • allow

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Words that Rhyme with Prohibit

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Example sentences of the word prohibit

1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Federal regulations prohibit banks and credit unions from offering the same flexibility with money market accounts.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Did the instructor confine your search to certain websites and prohibit others?

3. Verb, base form
While discrimination toward people with body modifications certainly exists, the law doesn't prohibit it.

Quotes containing the word prohibit

1. To prohibit the reading of certain books is to declare the inhabitants to be either fools or slaves.
- Claude Adrien Helvétius