Hindi translation of forbid
forbidPowered by COBUILD /fəˈbɪd फ़अˈबिड्/
Word forms: forbids, forbidding, forbade /fəˈbæd, -ˈbeɪd फ़अˈबैड्, -ˈबेइड्/, forbidden
Definitions and Translations
1. transitive verb
If you forbid someone to do something, or if you forbid an activity, you order that it must not be done.
⇒ They'll forbid you to marry. ⇒ Saudi law forbids the use of right-hand drive vehicles.
⇒ a law/rule/constitution forbids something
SET PHRASESforbid the use of something
2. transitive verb
If something forbids an event or course of action, it makes it impossible.
⇒ His own pride forbids him to ask Arthur's help.
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Example Sentences Including 'forbid'
They do it all the time anyway without provocation heaven forbid I provoke them!Iced
Heaven forbid , Amy thought with a moment of savagery, that the hunger march should make any of us late for the hairdresser.The White Dove
They could fall ill --- God forbid --- or they could fail at school or drop out.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
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'forbid' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يُحَرِّمُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: proibir
- Chinese: 禁止
- Croatian: zabraniti
- Czech: zakázat zakazovat
- Danish: forbyde
- Dutch: verbieden
- European Spanish: prohibir
- Finnish: kieltää
- French: interdire
- German: verbieten
- Greek: απαγορεύω
- Italian: vietare
- Japanese: 禁じる
- Korean: 금하다
- Norwegian: forby
- Polish: zakazać zakazywać
- Portuguese: proibir
- Romanian: a interzice
- Russian: запрещать
- Spanish: prohibir
- Swedish: förbjuda
- Thai: ห้าม
- Turkish: yasaklamak
- Ukrainian: забороняти заборонити
- Vietnamese: cấm
Translation of forbid from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary