Meaning of inhibit
Pronunciation: (in-hib'it), [key]
- to restrain, hinder, arrest, or check (an action, impulse, etc.).
- to prohibit; forbid.
- to consciously or unconsciously suppress or restrain (psychologically or sociologically unacceptable behavior).
- to decrease the rate of action of or stop (a chemical reaction).
- inhibit (Thesaurus)