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Synonyms for prohibition
ˌproʊ əˈbɪʃ ən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prohibition(noun)

    a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages

    "in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US"

    Synonyms:
    ban, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, prohibition era

  2. prohibition, ban, proscription(noun)

    a decree that prohibits something

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, inhibition, forbiddance, ban, banning, prohibition era, proscription, banishment

  3. prohibition, prohibition era(noun)

    the period from 1920 to 1933 when the sale of alcoholic beverages was prohibited in the United States by a constitutional amendment

    Synonyms:
    ban, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, prohibition era

  4. prohibition(noun)

    refusal to approve or assent to

    Synonyms:
    ban, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, prohibition era

  5. prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance(noun)

    the action of prohibiting or inhibiting or forbidding (or an instance thereof)

    "they were restrained by a prohibition in their charter"; "a medical inhibition of alcoholic beverages"; "he ignored his parents' forbiddance"

    Synonyms:
    forbidding, inhibition, forbiddance, ban, banning, prohibition era, proscription, suppression

Wiktionary

  1. Prohibition(propernoun)

    any of several periods during which the manufacture, transportation, import, export, and sale of alcoholic beverages were restricted or illegal

    Antonyms:
    permission

  2. prohibition(noun)

    Antonyms:
    permission

  3. prohibition(noun)

    A law prohibiting the manufacture or sale of alcohol.

    Antonyms:
    permission

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prohibition

    A bar is something that is or may be firmly fixed, ordinarily with intent to prevent entrance or egress; as, the bars of a prison cell; the bars of a wood-lot. A barrier obstructs, but is not necessarily impassable. Barrier is used of objects more extensive than those to which bar is ordinarily applied. A mountain range may be a barrier to exploration; but a mass of sand across the entrance to a harbor is called a bar. Discovered falsehood is a bar to confidence. Barricade has become practically a technical name for an improvised street fortification, and, unless in some way modified, is usually so understood. A parapet is a low or breast-high wall, as about the edge of a roof, terrace, etc., especially, in military use, such a wall for the protection of troops; a rampart is the embankment surrounding a fort, on which the parapet is raised; the word rampart is often used as including the parapet. Bulwark is a general word for any defensive wall or rampart; its only technical use at present is in nautical language, where it signifies the raised side of a ship above the upper deck, topped by the rail. Compare BOUNDARY; IMPEDIMENT.

    Synonyms:
    bar, barricade, barrier, breastwork, bulwark, hindrance, obstacle, obstruction, parapet, rampart, restraint, restriction

    Antonyms:
    admittance, entrance, opening, passage, road, thoroughfare, transit, way

    Preposition:
    A barrier to progress, against invasion; a barrier between nations.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prohibition

    Synonyms:
    interdiction, inhibition, interdict, embargo, disallowance

    Antonyms:
    allowance, permission

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prohibition(n.)

    Synonyms:
    interdiction, interdict, inhibition, disallowance, embargo

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. Prohibition

    Synonyms:
    The Noble Experiment

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