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synonyms for prohibiting

  • 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 prohibiting

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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 prohibiting in a sentence

On November 22, he issued a proclamation prohibiting the importation of provisions from England.
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
Earlier in 1651, Parliament had passed a law prohibiting foreign vessels from trading with the American colonists.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Origen, Ambrose, and Augustine unite in prohibiting the representation of the Deity by any material object.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
By prohibiting the manufacture of starch the Government has done something to please Mr. Pemberton-Billing.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 152, MAY 16, 1917.VARIOUS
If they say the Territorial question—now, for the first time, there is no act of Congress prohibiting slavery anywhere.
KEY-NOTES OF AMERICAN LIBERTYVARIOUS
There would be consistency in prohibiting the manufacture and importation of intoxicating liquors, as well as the sale of them.
HISTORY OF PRINCE EDWARD ISLANDDUNCAN CAMPBELL
Proclamations were of consequence sent forth, prohibiting all persons from carrying pistols under a foot long in the barrel.
THE FORTUNES OF NIGELSIR WALTER SCOTT
In 1772 and 1773, some other royal warrants were issued, prohibiting over-regulation prices in equally peremptory terms.
BRITISH QUARTERLY REVIEW, AMERICAN EDITION, VOLUME LIVVARIOUS
Don Custodio and Padre Salvi consulted in whispers over the expediency of prohibiting such shows.
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
The laws prohibiting these do not forbid the lottery, nor can it be included under them by parity of reasoning.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROHIBITING

  • excessive
  • exorbitant
  • expensive
  • extortionate
  • financial means conditional
  • forbidding
  • high-priced
  • limiting
  • preposterous
  • preventing
  • prohibiting
  • proscriptive
  • repressive
  • restraining
  • sky-high
  • steep
  • suppressive
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.