forbid

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/fərˈbɪd/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/fɚˈbɪd, fɔr-/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(fər bid, fôr-)

Inflections of 'forbid' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
forbids
v 3rd person singular
forbidding
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
forbade
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
forbad
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US & UK)
forbid
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed." (US)
forbidden
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
forbid
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: prohibit
Synonyms:
prohibit, ban , bar , disallow, interdict (formal), proscribe, outlaw , make illegal
Antonyms:
allow , permit , authorize, let , tolerate

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