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Verbs (7)

keep, prevent
v. stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
forbid, preclude, foreclose, forestall, prevent
v. keep from happening or arising; make impossible; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"; "Your role in the projects precludes your involvement in the competitive project"

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Fuzzynyms (14)

break off, pause suddenly
v. prevent completion; "stop the project"; "break off the negotiations"
nix, disallow, veto, proscribe, interdict, prohibit, forbid
v. command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
ban
v. prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure; "Smoking is banned in this building"
straiten
v. squeeze together
bar
v. secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door"
interfere
v. come between so as to be hindrance or obstacle; "Your talking interferes with my work!"
stay
v. stop a judicial process; "The judge stayed the execution order"

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Antonyms (9)

authorise, clear, pass, authorize
v. grant authorization or clearance for; "Clear the manuscript for publication"; "The rock star never authorized this slanderous biography"
permit, allow, let
v. make it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen; "This permits the water to rush in"; "This sealed door won't allow the water come into the basement"; "This will permit the rain to run off"
practice, commit
v. engage in or perform; "practice safe sex"; "commit a random act of kindness"

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