Synonyms for prohibiting

Grammar : Verb
Spell : proh-hib-it
Phonetic Transcription : proʊˈhɪb ɪt

Top 10 synonyms for prohibiting Other synonyms for the word prohibiting

Définition of prohibiting

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Latin prohibitus, past participle of prohibere "to hold back, restrain" (see prohibition). Related: Prohibited; prohibiting.
  • verb make impossible; stop
Example sentences :
  • Protect our authors by prohibiting the sale of works written by foreigners.
  • Extract from : « Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 8, May 21, 1870 » by Various
  • He takes post before the enemy's camp, prohibiting all attack.
  • Extract from : « The Bible: what it is » by Charles Bradlaugh
  • Abu Sufyan exercised his authority by prohibiting all show of grief.
  • Extract from : « The Life of Mohammad » by Etienne Dinet
  • But Pierre darted from the room, prohibiting any one from following him.
  • Extract from : « Pierre; or The Ambiguities » by Herman Melville
  • It seems that they are prohibiting the speaking of French as much as they possibly can.
  • Extract from : « The Children of Alsace » by Ren Bazin
  • She could hear the stern command of the King from within, prohibiting their entrance.
  • Extract from : « The Talisman » by Sir Walter Scott
  • Congress is prohibited from making any law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • There was a long debate on the question of prohibiting the exportation of loose tobacco, but this bill too failed to pass.
  • Extract from : « Give Me Liberty » by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
  • They next tried to put an end to long Assemblies by prohibiting their continuance for more than three years.
  • Extract from : « Give Me Liberty » by Thomas J. Wertenbaker
  • Furthermore the prohibiting of the slave trade was at that time unconstitutional.
  • Extract from : « Historic Papers on the Causes of the Civil War » by Mrs. Eugenia Dunlap Potts

Antonyms for prohibiting

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