Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 761. Prohibition.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (II) Intersocial Volition
Section II. Special Intersocial Volition
761. Prohibition.
NOUN:PROHIBITION, inhibition; veto, disallowance; interdict, interdiction; injunction; embargo, ban, taboo or tabu, proscription; index expurgatorius [L.], restriction (restraint) [See Restraint]; hindrance [See Hindrance]; forbidden fruit; Maine law, Volstead Act, 18th amendment [all U. S.].
VERB:prohibit, inhibit; forbid, put one’s veto upon, disallow; bar; debar (hinder) [See Hindrance], forfend or forefend [archaic].
  RESTRAIN [See Restraint]; keep -in, - within bounds; cohibit [rare], withhold, limit, circumscribe, clip the wings of, restrict; interdict, taboo or tabu; put -, place- under -an interdiction, - the ban; proscribe; exclude, shut out; shut -, bolt -, show- the door; warn off; dash the cup from one’s lips; forbid the banns.
ADJECTIVE:PROHIBITIVE, prohibitory; proscriptive; restrictive, exclusive; forbidding &c. v.
  PROHIBITED &c. v.; not permitted [See Permission]; unlicensed, contraband, under the ban of, taboo or tabu; illegal [See Illegality]; unauthorized, not to be thought of.
ADVERB:on no account (no) [See Negation].
INTERJECTION:forbid it heaven! (deprecation) [See Deprecation].
  HANDS OFF! keep off! hold! stop! avast!
  1. That will never do.
  2. I would fain die a dry death.—Tempest



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