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Forbid (IPA: /fɝˈbɪd/, /fɔˈbɪd/)

Forbid ()

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Forbid (v. t.)

To command against, or contrary to; to prohibit; to interdict.

Forbid (v. t.)

To deny, exclude from, or warn off, by express command; to command not to enter.

Forbid (v. t.)

To oppose, hinder, or prevent, as if by an effectual command; as, an impassable river forbids the approach of the army.

Forbid (v. t.)

To accurse; to blast.

Forbid (v. t.)

To defy; to challenge.

Forbid (v. i.)

To utter a prohibition; to prevent; to hinder.

Forbid Synonyms

Prevent, Forestall, Preclude, Foreclose

Forbid Synonyms

Prohibit, Disallow, Interdict, Veto, Proscribe

Forbid Rhymes

Bid, Cid, Cyd, Did, Grid, Hid, Id, Ihde, Kid, Kidd, Kidde, Kyd, Lid, Mid, Quid, Rid, Schmid, Sid, Skid, Slid, Smid, Squid, Stidd, Syd, Tidd

Adid, Amid, Forbid, Madrid, Majid, Rebid, Redid, Sayed, Undid


Spanish Translation

Forbid in Spanish is Prohibir

Tagalog Translation

Forbid in Tagalog is Ipag-utos

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A jump from the sixth floor is definitely more harmful than taking heroin, yet we don't forbid building sixth floors." - Janusz Korwin-Mikke

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Dionysius the Elder, being asked whether he was at leisure, he replied, God forbid that it should ever befall me!"" - Plutarch

Example Sentence (Quote)

" God forbid that Judges upon their oath should make resolutions to enlarge jurisdiction." - Jurisdiction

Example Sentence (Quote)

" God forbid the truth should be concealed any way." - Truth

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I cannot forbid a person to marry several wives, for it does not contradict Scripture." - Martin Luther

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