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forbids

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  • verboutlaw, prohibit an action
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Synonyms for forbids

verb outlaw, prohibit an action
  • 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

Antonyms for forbids

  • add
  • admit
  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • approve
  • assist
  • continue
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • go
  • help
  • include
  • let go
  • permit
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • welcome
  • authorize
  • sanction
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.