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synonyms for inhibit

  • constrain
  • curb
  • discourage
  • forbid
  • hinder
  • impede
  • obstruct
  • outlaw
  • prohibit
  • restrain
  • stymie
  • suppress
  • arrest
  • avert
  • bar
  • bit
  • bridle
  • check
  • cramp
  • enjoin
  • faze
  • frustrate
  • hog-tie
  • interdict
  • repress
  • sandbag
  • stop
  • taboo
  • ward
  • withhold
  • hang up
  • hold back
  • hold down
  • hold in
  • keep in
  • put on brakes
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antonyms for inhibit

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  • advance
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • encourage
  • facilitate
  • forward
  • free
  • help
  • let go
  • permit
  • promote
  • push
  • release
  • support
  • approve
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How to use inhibit in a sentence

T-cells struggle to get inside large masses of cancer cells, and even if they do, these tumors often produce proteins that inhibit the effectiveness of the T-cells.
SCIENTISTS USED PROTEIN SWITCHES TO TURN T-CELLS INTO CANCER-FIGHTING GUIDED MISSILESEDD GENTAUGUST 24, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
“We’re excited because we need drugs that inhibit the virus directly,” Maldonado says.
NEW TREATMENTS AIM TO TREAT COVID-19 EARLY, BEFORE IT GETS SERIOUSTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 24, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
A July 21 study in Cell Reports found that the drug can inhibit SARS-CoV-2 replication in lab-grown monkey and human cells.
HOW TWO CORONAVIRUS DRUGS FOR CATS MIGHT HELP HUMANS FIGHT COVID-19ERIN GARCIA DE JESUSAUGUST 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The disorder, known as X-linked agammaglobulinemia, inhibits the body’s ability to make the antibodies called gamma globulins, resulting in severe infections even from fairly innocuous pathogens.
OUR GENES MAY EXPLAIN SEVERITY OF COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIONSMONIQUE BROUILLETTEJULY 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Besides the reports out of China, two studies using computer simulations of coronavirus proteins predicted that famotidine might dock with and inhibit important viral enzymes called proteases that help the virus replicate.
A POPULAR HEARTBURN MEDICINE DOESN’T WORK AS A COVID-19 ANTIVIRALTINA HESMAN SAEYJULY 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
In 2014, Garfinkel and her colleagues showed that the processing of fear and threatening stimuli was not inhibited at systole.
HOW YOUR HEART INFLUENCES WHAT YOU PERCEIVE AND FEARJORDANA CEPELEWICZJULY 6, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Their clinical-stage RTB101 drug works by inhibiting part of the mTOR pathway.
A RENAISSANCE OF GENOMICS AND DRUGS IS EXTENDING HUMAN LONGEVITYPETER H. DIAMANDIS, MDJUNE 26, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
If he does not inhibit or exclude from his mind the word “Petition” he can make no advance.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The wine would cleanse and at least inhibit bacterial growth.
OLD-TIME MAKERS OF MEDICINEJAMES J. WALSH
You worked your way outward on this run, and the High Council didn't see fit to erase those memories or inhibit them.
THE COLORS OF SPACEMARION ZIMMER BRADLEY
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