Thesaurus

proscription

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of proscription

1 the act of ordering that something not be done or used
  • the proscription against bicycles and skateboards is intended to make the plaza a more pedestrian-friendly place

Synonyms for proscription

Words Related to proscription

Near Antonyms for proscription

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about proscription

Time Traveler for proscription

Time Traveler

The first known use of proscription was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Proscription.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proscription. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on proscription

Dictionary: Definition of proscription

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with proscription

Britannica English: Translation of proscription for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about proscription

Comments on proscription

What made you want to look up proscription? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!