Synonyms for prohibition

Synonyms for (noun) prohibition

Synonyms: prohibition, forbiddance, inhibition

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

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

Similar words: action

Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said)

Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

Synonyms: prohibition

Definition: a law forbidding the sale of alcoholic beverages

Usage: in 1920 the 18th amendment to the Constitution established prohibition in the US

Similar words: law

Definition: legal document setting forth rules governing a particular kind of activity

Usage: there is a law against kidnapping

Synonyms: prohibition, proscription, ban

Definition: a decree that prohibits something

Similar words: decree, edict, rescript, order, fiat

Definition: a legally binding command or decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)

Usage: a friend in New Mexico said that the order caused no trouble out there

Synonyms: prohibition

Definition: refusal to approve or assent to

Similar words: refusal

Definition: the act of refusing

Synonyms: prohibition, prohibition era

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

Similar words: time period, period, period of time

Definition: an amount of time

Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

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