Examples of prohibit in a sentence
The rules prohibit dating a coworker.
The prison's electric fence prohibits escape.
Synonym Discussion of prohibit
PROHIBIT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of prohibit for English Language Learners
: to order (someone) not to use or do something
: to say that (something) is not allowed
: to make (something) impossible to do
PROHIBIT Defined for Kids
Definition of prohibit for Students
1 : to forbid by authority Parking is prohibited.
2 : to make impossible The high walls prohibit escape.
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