Dictionary Results for inhibit

1. inhibit - verb

· prohibit, forbid, or prevent from doing something; "Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs"

Hypernym(s): prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid

2. inhibit - verb

· limit, block, or decrease the action or function of; "inhibit the action of the enzyme"; "inhibit the rate of a chemical reaction"

Hypernym(s): impede, hinder

3. inhibit - verb

· consciously restrain from showing; of emotions, desires, impulses, or behavior; "suppress a smile"; "he let his anger bottle up until he exploded"

Synonym(s): bottle_up, suppress

4. inhibit - verb

· make (someone) self-conscious and as a result unable to act naturally; "his father's cold and distant demeanor inhibited him emotionally"

Hypernym(s): upset, discompose, untune, disconcert, discomfit

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