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This may cause a negative autoimmune response, and inhibits proper digestion and nutrient absorption.

That inhibits consumption, which accounts for 70 percent of economic activity.

The state law bars giving gun permits to people with a “physical infirmity that inhibits safe handling.”

Software patents have become a source of unproductive litigation that entrenches large tech companies and inhibits creativity.

This inhibits the willingness to talk about policy specifics because it might make you a target.

The temperature 42° C. destroys ordinary water bacteria and inhibits the growth of many ordinary mesophilic bacteria.

The ordinary optical iridectomy divides the sphincter iridis and so inhibits the activity of the pupil.

We thus see that while the stem inhibits the growth of the leaves connected with it, the latter accelerate the growth in the stem.

It reinforces, inhibits, redirects habits already working or stirs up others which had not previously actively entered in.

A recent ukase of the Czar's inhibits any member of the Imperial family from purchasing so much as a brass samovar on credit.'


On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to inhibits, such as: hinder, obstruct, discourage, prohibit, forbid, and suppress.

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