Verb forbid has 2 senses
  1. forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow - command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"
    --1 is one way to command, require, compel
    Antonyms: permit, allow, let, countenance
    Derived forms: noun forbidding1, noun forbiddance1, noun forbiddance2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue forbid the movie
  2. prevent, forestall, foreclose, preclude, forbid - keep from happening or arising; have the effect of preventing; "My sense of tact forbids an honest answer"
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something