verb (used with object), for·bade or for·bad or for·bid, for·bid·den or for·bid, for·bid·ding.
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SYNONYMS FOR forbid
OTHER WORDS FROM forbidfor·bid·der, noun
Words nearby forbid
Definition for forbad (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for forbad
A soldier undertook the adventure at once, and was preparing for his perilous journey when the Amr forbad it.At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray
The women shrieked, and would have followed him; but We forbad them.The Gamester (1753)|Edward Moore
He forbad the castration of males; and reduced the price of the eunuchs who were still left in the hands of the dealers in slaves.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
The late Mr. Charles Dickens, in his will, forbad the wearing of hat-bands at his funeral.Stones of the Temple|Walter Field
In the year 817, the Council of Aix-la-Chapelle forbad the use of piment to the regular clergy, except on solemn festival days.Nineteen Centuries of Drink in England|Richard Valpy French
British Dictionary definitions for forbad (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for forbad (2 of 2)
verb -bids, -bidding, -bade, -bad, -bidden or -bid (tr)
Derived forms of forbidforbiddance, nounforbidder, noun
Word Origin for forbid
Idioms and Phrases with forbad
see god forbid.