Definition Of forbid


refuse to allow (something).

environmental laws forbid alteration of the coast

Example Of forbid

  • Although the majority Grand National Party is trying to prolong the period of the parliamentary probe into the state affairs, this won't be realized because the National Assembly Law forbids any extension.

  • And some rabbis say that Jewish law forbids making money off his name.

  • Bent on establishing a biracial society, Southern whites passed strict laws forbidding interracial marriage, naming the issue of such unions illegitimate.

  • But that doesn't mean I'm forbidden from ever telling any more stories with any of those characters in ever again, or I hope it doesn't.

  • Church leaders could face prosecution if they refuse to ordain practising homosexuals under new laws forbidding discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation.

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