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synonyms for prohibit

  • ban
  • block
  • constrain
  • enjoin
  • forbid
  • freeze
  • halt
  • hinder
  • impede
  • inhibit
  • outlaw
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • proscribe
  • restrain
  • restrict
  • rule out
  • cool
  • cork
  • debar
  • disallow
  • forfend
  • hamper
  • interdict
  • kill
  • nix
  • obstruct
  • spike
  • stymie
  • taboo
  • veto
  • bottle up
  • box in
  • bring to screeching halt
  • gridlock
  • hang up
  • hold up
  • jam up
  • keep lid on
  • lock up
  • pass on
  • put a lock on
  • put a stopper in
  • put chill on
  • put down
  • put half nelson on
  • shut out
  • throw cold water on
  • tie up
  • zing
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antonyms for prohibit

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

There are several state laws on the books prohibiting people from violating public health orders with fines of up to $1,000.
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On Thursday, LeBlanc also unveiled a policy that will prohibit university departments, student groups or guests from selling or giving away certain plastics, including beverage bottles and eating utensils.
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY COMMITS TO SINGLE-USE-PLASTIC BANLAUREN LUMPKINFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s because of a US federal law known as the Passenger Vessels Service Act that prohibits foreign-registered ships from sailing between two American ports without stopping at a foreign port.
THE CRUISE INDUSTRY HAS RECEIVED YET ANOTHER BLOW, THIS TIME FROM CANADAKAREN HOFEBRUARY 8, 2021QUARTZ
By law, the organization is prohibited from attempting to influence policy.
“WE HAVE COUNTIES IN DEEP TROUBLE”: OREGON LAWMAKERS SEEK TO REVERSE TIMBER TAX CUTS THAT COST COMMUNITIES BILLIONSBY ROB DAVIS, THE OREGONIAN/OREGONLIVE, AND TONY SCHICK, OREGON PUBLIC BROADCASTINGFEBRUARY 5, 2021PROPUBLICA
Studios began postponing their releases or moving them to streaming services, governments limited or prohibited attendance, and consumers largely stayed home.
FORGET INVESTORS: AMC ITSELF MAY HAVE BEEN BAILED OUT BY THE ACTIONS OF WALLSTREETBETSSTEVEN ZEITCHIKFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Mitchell and Shenandoah head coach Scott Yoder are prohibited by NCAA rules from talking publicly about recruits until they have signed to attend the school.
SHE’S AIMING TO PLAY DIVISION III FOOTBALL THIS FALL — AT DEFENSIVE BACKLEONARD SHAPIROFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Garbage, oils, rubber, plastic, and other forms of waste are prohibited.
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Lawmakers in Maryland are considering a measure that would prohibit the use of the legal strategy in the state.
VA. HOUSE SUBCOMMITTEE APPROVES BILL TO BAN LGBTQ PANIC DEFENSEMICHAEL K. LAVERSJANUARY 29, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
They’re asking the mayor to prohibit the platforms from charging more delivery fees that total more than 15 percent of the order.
SACRAMENTO REPORT: FEES ARE THE NEW FRONT IN THE DELIVERY DRIVER WARSARA LIBBYJANUARY 22, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Some fans have said Spears’ father claimed she had dementia to secure the conservatorship, while some have spread that the arrangement prohibits Spears from having more children.
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