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    forbid

    forbid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word forbid

    Definition
    (verb) command against
    Synonyms : disallow , interdict , nix , prohibit , proscribe , veto
    Example Sentence
    • I forbid you to call me late at night
    • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
    • Dad nixed our plans
    Definition
    (verb) keep from happening or arising; make impossible
    Synonyms : foreclose , forestall , preclude , prevent
    Example Sentence
    • My sense of tact forbids an honest answer
    • Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project
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