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Definition 1: command against - [verb of communication]

Samples where prohibit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I forbid you to call me late at night
  • Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store
  • Dad nixed our plans

Synonyms for prohibit in the sense of this definition

(prohibit is a kind of ...) make someone do something

(... is a kind of prohibit ) prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure

"Smoking is banned in this building"

(... is a kind of prohibit ) prevent from entering; keep out

"He was barred from membership in the club"

(... is a kind of prohibit ) issue an injunction

(... is a kind of prohibit ) declare illegal; outlaw

"Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S."

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