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

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin