Forbid

глагол; прошедшее время forbad, forbade; причастие прошедшего времени forbidden запрещать; не позволять; препятствовать Например: to forbid somebody the country — запретить кому-либо въезд в страну to forbid the house — отказать от дома to forbid categorically / expressly / outright — категорически запрещать Time forbids to do it. — Время не позволяет этого сделать. I am forbidden tobacco. — Мне запретили курить. They were strictly forbidden to engage in any business. — Им было строго запрещено заниматься любым бизнесом. Синоним(ы): prohibit advise, allow, permit, forbid + to-infinitive or ing-form Например: God forbid! — Боже упаси!

Большой англо-русский словарь

Forbid

- God forbid!

Англо-русский фразеологический словарь

Forbid

I. transitive verb (forbade; also forbad; forbidden; -bidding) Etymology: Middle English forbidden, from Old English forbēodan, from for- + bēodan to bid — more at bid 1. to proscribe from or as if from the position of one in authority ; command against
Example: the law forbids stores to sell liquor to minors
Example: her mother forbids her to go 2. to hinder or prevent as if by an effectual command
Example: space forbids further treatment hereforbidder noun Synonyms: forbid, prohibit, interdict, inhibit mean to debar one from doing something or to order that something not be done. forbid implies that the order is from one in authority and that obedience is expected
Example: smoking is forbidden in the building. prohibit suggests the issuing of laws, statutes, or regulations
Example: prohibited the sale of liquor. interdict implies prohibition by civil or ecclesiastical authority usually for a given time or a declared purpose
Example: practices interdicted by the church. inhibit implies restraints or restrictions that amount to prohibitions, not only by authority but also by the exigencies of the time or situation
Example: conditions inhibiting the growth of free trade. II. adjective archaic accursed
Example: he shall live a man forbid — Shakespeare

Энциклопедический словарь Мерриама-Вебстера