meaning of prohibit

1. To forbid by authority; to interdict; as, God prohibited Adam from eating of the fruit of a certain tree; we prohibit a person from doing a thing, and also the doing of the thing; as, the law prohibits men from stealing, or it prohibits stealing.
To hinder; to debar; to prevent; to preclude.
command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate ">store"

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