Student Thesaurus

One entry found for prohibition.
Entry Word: prohibition
Function: noun
Text: 1 the act of ordering that something not be done or used <the principal's prohibition against the use of cell phones in the school building met with unanimous approval by the teachers>
Synonyms banning, barring, enjoining, forbidding, interdicting, interdiction, outlawing, prohibiting, proscribing, proscription
Related Words bidding, charging, decreeing, dictation, direction, instruction; deterrence, discouragement, dissuading; repression, suppression; coercion, compulsion, constraint, force
Near Antonyms allowance, permission, sufferance, toleration; approval, endorsement; encouragement, promotion, support; compliance, obedience
2 an order that something not be done or used <the school issued a prohibition against wearing clothing with obscene and provocative slogans>
Synonyms ban, embargo, interdict, interdiction, proscription, veto
Related Words taboo (also tabu); injunction; constraint, inhibition, limitation, restraint, restriction; deterrent, discouragement; repression, suppression; prevention; denial, disallowance, negation, refusal, rejection; objection, protest
Near Antonyms sufferance, tolerance, toleration; allowance, allowing, authorization, consent, granting, leave, letting, license (or licence), licensing, permission, permitting, sanctioning; approval, endorsement; enabling, encouragement, facilitation, promotion, support; compliance, obedience; accession, acquiescence, agreement, assent
Antonyms prescription