Definition of Forbids

1. Verb. (third-person singular of forbid) ¹



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Definition of Forbids

1. forbid [v] - See also: forbid

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Forbids

forbid
forbidal
forbidals
forbiddance
forbiddances
forbidden
forbidden fruit
forbidden fruit is the sweetest
forbiddenly
forbidder
forbidders
forbiddest
forbiddeth
forbidding
forbiddingly
forbids (current term)
forbise
forbisen
forbisens
forbite
forblack
forbled
forbod
forbode
forboded
forboden
forbodes
forboding
forbodings
forbore

Literary usage of Forbids

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, Alexander Pope (1760)
"... (for Jove's command I bear) forbids to tempt the wrath of heav'n too far. duce him to any ... forbids ..."

2. The Elements of Moral Science by Francis Wayland (1856)
"The moral law on this subject is as follows : Hence it forbids,— 1. Adultery, or intercourse between a married person and every other person except that ..."

3. Memoirs of a Huguenot Family by James Fontaine, James Maury (1853)
"His Majesty in Council expressly forbids all private individuals, of whatsoever rank or condition, from receiving, under pretext of charity, the sick of the ..."

4. Homerica, Emendations and Elucidations of the Odyssey by Thomas Leyden Agar (1908)
"Let me add that the poet ought to have written, though the papyrus forbids me to say he did write : — в 315] ..."

5. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities by William Smith, Samuel Cheetham (1893)
"11), he forbids Christians to have anything to do with the sale of things used for ... 26), forbids any to exorcise either in church or in private houses, ..."

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