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English verb: prohibit

1. prohibit (communication) command against


SamplesI forbid you to call me late at night.
Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store.
Dad nixed our plans.


ExamplesSam and Sue prohibit the movie


Synonymsdisallow, forbid, interdict, nix, proscribe, veto


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)command, require


Narrower (hyponym)ban, bar, criminalise, criminalize, debar, enjoin, exclude, illegalise, illegalize, outlaw


Antonymscountenance, permit, allow, let









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