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synonyms for forbade

  • ban
  • block
  • cancel
  • censor
  • deny
  • deprive
  • disallow
  • enjoin
  • exclude
  • freeze
  • halt
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • oppose
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • proscribe
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • rule out
  • stop
  • check
  • debar
  • embargo
  • forestall
  • forfend
  • interdict
  • nix
  • obstruct
  • obviate
  • spike
  • stymie
  • taboo
  • veto
  • withhold
  • declare illegal
  • hold up
  • lock up
  • put the chill on
  • say no
  • shut down
  • shut out
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antonyms for forbade

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  • add
  • admit
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • continue
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • go
  • help
  • include
  • let go
  • permit
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • welcome
  • authorize
  • sanction
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How to use forbade in a sentence

Pride forbade him to confess himself a homeless, penniless vagabond.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
That my aspirations were satisfied I do not pretend, for ambition forbade any settled feeling of rest or content.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
Jessie forbade her chum to tell, by a hard stare and a determined shake of her head.
THE CAMPFIRE GIRLS OF ROSELAWNMARGARET PENROSE
His mind with all its sternness ever tended to clemency, and his constitutional prudence, or measure, forbade purposeless excess.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Bishop Fox in his injunctions in 1507 forbade sundry priests to hold any communication with the abbess or with any of the nuns.
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: A SHORT ACCOUNT OF ROMSEY ABBEYTHOMAS PERKINS
He forbade wine because some of his followers once went intoxicated to prayers.
A PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY, VOLUME 1 (OF 10)FRANOIS-MARIE AROUET (AKA VOLTAIRE)
Something forbade his speaking to her; somehow she seemed closely connected with the black calamity which had fallen on him.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
Henri had changed again by that time, but he sternly forbade Sara Lee to attend.
THE AMAZING INTERLUDEMARY ROBERTS RINEHART
But she positively forbade my mentioning the subject again in her presence.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
The Bishop, it was pointed out, had pardoned the affront which he had received; but the Duke forbade them to speak of pardon.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
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