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Inhibit

In`hib´it
v. t.1.
[imp. & p. p. Inhibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhibiting.]
1.To check; to hold back; to restrain; to hinder.
2.To forbid; to prohibit; to interdict.
3.(Chem., Biochem.) To cause the rate of (a chemical or biochemical reaction) to proceed slower, or to halt; as, vitamin C inhibits oxidation; penicillins inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis.
4.To restrain (a behavior) by a mechanism involving conscious or unconscious motivations.
Verb1.inhibit - to put down by force or authority; "suppress a nascent uprising"; "stamp down on littering"; "conquer one's desires"
2.inhibit - limit the range or extent of; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs"
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