verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for inhibit
The reason the owed DNA problem is significant is that it inhibits investigators’ ability to solve crimes.Alaska Requires DNA Be Collected From People Arrested for Violent Crimes. Many Police Have Ignored That.|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|December 31, 2020|ProPublica
The Flyout Running Tights feature Polartec Powerstretch Pro, which also mitigates sweat without inhibiting movement.
For me, it was there a little bit but certainly not inhibiting me at all.Alex Smith and Antonio Gibson don’t practice, could miss Washington’s game vs. Seattle|Nicki Jhabvala|December 16, 2020|Washington Post
Pickups and drop-offs might be delayed because of road conditions, and Metro said door-to-door service may be inhibited by slick walkways and sidewalks.Metrobus moves to 'moderate’ service plan amid wintry weather|Justin George|December 16, 2020|Washington Post
Alexion has specialized in developing drugs that selectively inhibit immune factors to fight diseases that involve the body’s protective system.AstraZeneca acquires rare-disease specialist Alexion in $39 billion deal|kdunn6|December 13, 2020|Fortune
It has proved to be one of the highest type rust inhibitive pigments.
Presence of small quantities of potash may be responsible for the inhibitive nature of this black pigment.
We were out for a high old time; and part of a high old time was a wild and reckless disregard of inhibitive sporting conventions.The Killer|Stewart Edward White
This combination has no equal as an antiseptic and inhibitive agent in typhoid fever, diarrhea, dysentery, etc.
The higher centres, for example, seem to exert a constant inhibitive influence on the excitability of those below.
British Dictionary definitions for inhibit
verb -its, -iting or -ited (tr)
- to prevent the occurrence of (a particular signal) in a circuit
- to prevent the performance of (a particular operation)