Definition Of prohibit


formally forbid (something) by law, rule, or other authority.

laws prohibiting cruelty to animals

Example Of prohibit

  • A few operators advocated province-wide regulations to prohibit smoking in all restaurants.

  • A low fluid level switch is provided to prohibit operation and prevent potential burnout if solution falls below a pre-set level.

  • All characters belong to me and any use without my permission is prohibited .

  • Anyone judged by the electoral commission to lack ‘a good reputation’ was also prohibited from running for office.

  • As a public university, we are prohibited from spending state funds on partisan political activity or direct political advocacy.

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