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Inhibit

Antonyms for inhibit:

promote, suffer, authorize, take out, vent, tolerate, empower, encourage, allow, permit.

Synonyms for inhibit:

Sense 1

discomfit, fluster, imperil, shame into, bring up against, humiliate, convulse, count against, conspire, beset, endanger, bugger about, bedevil, brew up, disadvantage.

Sense 2

pitch into, blow up, inconvenience, catch out, hold back, rein, wrong-foot, show up, spite, pitchfork, threaten, knock back, tax, proscribe.

Sense 3

keep back, degrade, shame, mess with, condemn, throttle, defeat, let down, reduce to.

Sense 4

haunt, expose, pose, wither, destroy, scourge, dog, plague, put to.

Sense 6

betray.

Sense 8

squeeze, trouble.

Sense 10

corner, develop.

Sense 13

place, throw.

Sense 14

put out.

Sense 16

keep.

Sense 17

carry.

destroy

interdict.

prohibit

prohibit.

restrain

keep down.

suppress

abolish.

Sense 2 (noun)

let down, disadvantage, hold back, keep, throttle, bring up against, pull in, plague, keep back, count against, rein.

inhibit (noun)

curb, subdue, stamp down, conquer, suppress.

repress (noun)

hold back.

dissuade (verb)

daunt, avert, derail, intimidate, dissuade, bar, deter, admonish, dishearten, discourage, restrain, depress, chill, divert, disincline, deflect, ban, check, dampen, prevent.

hinder (verb)

cripple, constipate, dam, snarl, fetter, thwart, bottleneck, entangle, plug, burden, crimp, frustrate, bung, drag, brake, delay, snag, congest, stay, handicap, mire, paralyze, cramp, complicate, restrict, block, jam, interrupt, impair, hamstring, constrain, clog, encumber, foul, curb, stop, entrap, tangle, hamper, choke, detain, baffle, catch.

oppose (verb)

dispute, conflict, defy, meddle, confront, intercept, suppress, counteract, protest, interfere, impede, resist, oppress, rebuff, counterattack, object, repress, repel, counter, fight, antagonize, repulse, hinder, oppose, obstruct, cross, contradict, disagree, challenge.

prohibit (verb)

forbid, outlaw, deny, curtail, refuse, prohibit, disallow, preclude, reject, control, disapprove, disqualify.

restrain (verb)

constrict, leash, bridle, tether, bind, shackle, confine, collar.

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