Definition of Prohibit:

  1. Formally forbid (something) by law, rule, or other authority.

  2. Prevent, sometimes through rules or legal measures. Teenagers in the United States are prohibited from purchasing alcohol. My busy schedule last week prohibited me from meeting you for lunch..

Synonyms of Prohibit

Anticipate, Arrest, Avert, Ban, Bar, Bar out, Block, Blockade, Bridle, Check, Close out, Constrain, Contain, Control, Cool, Cool off, Count out, Curb, Curtail, Cut off, Debar, Decelerate, Deflect, Deny, Deter, Disallow, Discourage, Disenable, Dishearten, Disqualify, Dompt, Embargo, Enjoin, Estop, Exclude, Exclude from, Fend, Fend off, Foil, Forbid, Foreclose, Forestall, Freeze out, Frustrate, Govern, Guard, Hamper, Help, Hinder, Hold, Hold at bay, Hold back, Hold fast, Hold in, Hold in check, Hold in leash, Hold up, Ignore, Impede, Inhibit, Interdict, Keep, Keep back, Keep from, Keep in, Keep in check, Keep off, Keep out, Keep under control, Lay under restraint, Leave out, Lock out, Make impossible, Obstruct, Obviate, Omit, Ostracize, Outlaw, Pass over, Preclude, Prevent, Proscribe, Pull, Pull in, Refuse, Rein, Rein in, Reject, Relegate, Repel, Repress, Repudiate, Restrain, Retard, Retrench, Rule out, Save, Say no to, Send to Coventry, Set back, Shut out, Slow down, Snub, Stave off, Stop, Straiten, Suppress, Taboo, Thwart, Turn aside, Ward off, Withhold, Forbid, Ban, Bar, Interdict, Veto, Proscribe, Make illegal, Place an embargo on, Embargo, Disallow, Outlaw

How to use Prohibit in a sentence?

  1. Laws prohibiting cruelty to animals.

Meaning of Prohibit & Prohibit Definition