inhibit - Dictionary definition and meaning for word inhibit
'Prohibit' means forbade someone to do anything. 'Inhibit' means to make obstacle in doing something
In(not)+hibit(habit) == don't make smoking as your habit , try to "restrain" or "prevent" yourself from it ,
Smoking is PROHIBITED here.... Inspite of that u smoke, police will come and INHIBIT you from smoking.
if u have fever and doctor comes to give injection & u dont like taking it u try to inhibit taking injection
Imagine a cave, when you go in, he will bit(e) you.. so in-hi-bit prevents you from getting in