Associations to the word «Forbid»


FORBID, verb. (transitive) To disallow; to proscribe.
FORBID, verb. (transitive) To deny, exclude from, or warn off, by express command.
FORBID, verb. (transitive) To oppose, hinder, or prevent, as if by an effectual command.
FORBID, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To accurse; to blast.
FORBID, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To defy; to challenge.

Dictionary definition

FORBID, verb. Command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans".
FORBID, verb. Keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project".

Wise words

All our words are but crumbs that fall down from the feast of the mind.
Kahlil Gibran