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  Definition of inhibit
  1. to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one''s desires"
  2. limit the range or extent of; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs"
Similar Words: suppress, stamp down, subdue, conquer, curb

 

Hyponyms: wink, blink, blink away, stifle, dampen, choke off, choke down, choke back, hush, quieten, silence, still, shut up, hush up, burke, squelch, quell, quench, smother, strangle, muffle, repress

 

Derivational Morphology: conqueror, vanquisher, conquest, conquering, subjection, subjugation, subduer, surmounter, overcomer, prohibition, inhibition, forbiddance, suppression, crushing, quelling, stifling, curtailment, suppressor, suppresser, inhibitor

 

 
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