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See definition of inhibitor on Dictionary.com
  • as inobviation
  • as inpreclusion
  • as inprevention

synonyms for inhibitor

  • avoidance
  • blockage
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • forestalling
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • interception
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • preclusion
  • prohibition
  • stoppage
  • thwarting
  • deterence
  • forestallment
  • avoidance
  • blockage
  • determent
  • forestalling
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • interception
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • prohibition
  • stoppage
  • thwarting
  • deterence

antonyms for inhibitor

MOST RELEVANT
  • aid
  • assistance
  • clearance
  • continuation
  • go
  • help
  • promotion
  • start
  • support
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How to use inhibitor in a sentence

When inserted into introns, for instance, they can enhance a gene’s expression, or they can guide inhibitors to shut the gene down.
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Before they reach this phase, a growth inhibitor called phytic acid keeps vitamins, fiber, and other crucial nutrients locked within their shells, preventing us from absorbing them.
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Antidepressants, such as serotonin uptake inhibitors, address this problem by cutting off water flow.
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In 2018, the company added corrosion inhibitors, making the primer-plus-paint also suitable for use on metals.
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Endeavor’s new treatment candidate, called “taladegib,” is an inhibitor that addresses what’s known as the “hedgehog” pathway for IPF.
ENDEAVOR BIOMEDICINES RAISES $62 MILLION TO COMBAT PULMONARY DISEASEDARRELL ETHERINGTONJANUARY 7, 2021TECHCRUNCH
The character in this case is an inhibitor of tail development.
INHERITANCE OF CHARACTERISTICS IN DOMESTIC FOWLCHARLES BENEDICT DAVENPORT
Such birds being heterozygous for the inhibitor factor, should be whites showing some coloured "ticks."
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
Probably we ought to regard the beardless as a bearded wheat in which there is an inhibitor that stops the beard from growing.
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
The Silky is pure for the pigmentation factor, but does not contain the inhibitor factor.
MENDELISMREGINALD CRUNDALL PUNNETT
On account of this weakness of the inhibitor in the germ-plasm of No. 117 that inhibitor is rarely fully activated.
INHERITANCE OF CHARACTERISTICS IN DOMESTIC FOWLCHARLES BENEDICT DAVENPORT
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO INHIBITOR

  • avoidance
  • blockage
  • deterence
  • determent
  • deterrence
  • forestalling
  • forestallment
  • halt
  • hindrance
  • impediment
  • inhibitor
  • interception
  • interruption
  • obstacle
  • obstruction
  • preclusion
  • prohibition
  • stoppage
  • thwarting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.