forbade forbade  /fər ˈbeɪd/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) command against
  2. (v) keep from happening or arising; make impossible

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. To end night shifts for bakers, the Nazis in 1936 forbade any commercial baking from 9 p.
  2. Pope Pius XII thereupon prohibited the priests from working in factories more than three hours a day, forbade them to join unions, ordered them to live in religious communities.
  3. A month later, concerned relatives forbade her to attend any more meetings.

News

  1. W. Lebanon Driver Dies After Crash

    Lebanon — A West Lebanon woman injured last week in the latest Route 4 car collision has died, after her family spent days in the hospital grappling over what course of action to take because her religion forbade doctors from providing standard care.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Valley News

  2. Google bans Glass from its own shareholder meeting [updated]

    Google shareholders and other individuals were in for a surprise when they arrived at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. Google, ironically, banned attendees from wearing the company’s own wearable computing device at the meeting. The company forbade people from using electronic devices such as smartphones, cameras and recording devices. The restriction infuriated the ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  3. Google bans Glass from its own shareholder meeting

    Google shareholders and other individuals were in for a surprise when they arrived at the company’s annual shareholder meeting on Thursday. Google, ironically, banned attendees from wearing the company’s own wearable computing device at the meeting. The company forbade people from using electronic devices such as smartphones, cameras and recording devices. The restriction infuriated the ...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Chambers added in The Sun: "Other people are allowed to get on with their lives once they have served a punishment - so why can't I get on with mine? I'm only doing what I'm legally entitled to do. If the law forbade me from running, I wouldn't be...
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Dwain Chambers Source: Sportinglife.com

  2. "If I asked the Milan players to support me, many would, gladly. Many of them have asked me but I forbade it. That's the difference between me, Veltroni and Rutelli," said Berlusconi.
    on Apr 11, 2008 By: Silvio Berlusconi Source: Reuters South Africa

  3. "In the past two years, librarians have changed their policies - away from those that forbade Wiki to 'it's a tool - teach students how to use it responsibly.' Once Britannica heard that, it thought 'Dear god!' This is a big deal," said Ellen...
    on Jun 16, 2008 By: Richard Wagner Source: San Jose Mercury News

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