In*hib"it (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inhibited; p. pr. & vb. n. Inhibiting.] [L. inhibitus, p. p. of inhibere; pref. in- in + habere to have, hold. See Habit.]

1.

To check; to hold back; to restrain; to hinder.

Their motions also are excited or inhibited . . . by the objects without them. Bentley.

2.

To forbid; to prohibit; to interdict.

All men were inhibited, by proclamation, at the dissolution, so much as to mention a Parliament. Clarendon.

Burial may not be inhibited or denied to any one. Ayliffe.

 

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