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HLOGA forbids congressional members, officers, and employees from receiving gifts from lobbyists valued at more than $49.99.

The issue has quickly turned from the supposed issue at hand—namely, is he "loitering" in a place that forbids it?

One thing that Tea Partiers and liberals alike both recognize is that the Constitution forbids the establishment of religion.

For example, no church and no minister should be compelled to perform a gay wedding if their religion forbids it, right?

The law forbids the operation of any establishment that “has dancing which results in the disruption of public sexual morality.”

A certain light was beginning to dawn dimly within her,—the light which, showing the way, forbids it.

Unless some rule or statute forbids, a member of a voluntary association may withdraw at any time.

Drink, friend, for you have seen enough this day to chill your veins, even if your prophet forbids wine.

I am placed between the horns of a dilemma: one lady clamours for the bare truth: another forbids me to say anything unpleasing.

And, of all the yokes, is not that of the glebe the heaviest, which forbids them to cross the boundaries of their own seigniory.


On this page you'll find 66 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to forbids, such as: prevent, rule out, censor, freeze, deprive, and enjoin.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.