inhibit[ in-hib-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF inhibit
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INHIBIT
To close the path means to inhibit the idea which demands such action.
It shares, we said, with attention, the power to reënforce and to inhibit.
The wine would cleanse and at least inhibit bacterial growth.
Such excretions often serve to inhibit further multiplication.
The finest—and no acute case of puritanism to inhibit his enjoyment.
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Her power of will had deserted her, or this man, Arabian, had the power to inhibit her will.
She holds her head in her hands to inhibit the movement, and succeeds.
She found that the strongest acids do not inhibit the growth of some other kinds.
There are many factors which inhibit sleep that must be removed or at least obviated.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INHIBIT
- barge in
- butt in
- fool with
- get in the way
- get involved
- hang up
- hold up
- horn in
- mix in
- poke nose in
- step in