Appearance
Use device theme  
Dark theme
Light theme

What is another word for inhibiting?

Need synonyms for inhibiting? Here's a list of similar words from our thesaurus that you can use instead.

Verb
Present participle for to impede the work or progress of
more ❯
“This would impair the bank's credibility as such losses would inhibit any attempts to absorb potential excess liquidity.”
Verb
Present participle for to put an end to
more ❯
“With this will come an understanding of which innovations should be adopted permanently, and which would ultimately inhibit the progress of society.”
Verb
Present participle for to prevent or defend against the occurrence of
“Effective disease control at this stage is of great importance in order to inhibit disease progression.”
Verb
Present participle for to prohibit a given action or progress
“It can easily frustrate the purpose of an open beach policy because it encourages landowners to inhibit public use of their land.”
Verb
Present participle for to hold in or hold back
“Both measures are at near-record levels, but not so high as to inhibit spending, thanks mainly to low interest rates.”
Verb
Present participle for to make less strong or intense
“Freud tries to do this by invoking a capacity, on the part of the ego, to inhibit the intensity of internally-produced imagery.”
Verb
Present participle for to refrain from openly expressing
“Having a certain belief or experiencing fear may cause you to inhibit your true feelings.”
Verb
Present participle for to deter someone from a given course of action
“These risks will inhibit rather than promote the core problem-solving and implementation capabilities of public sector organizations.”
Verb
Present participle for to stop oneself from doing something
more ❯
“When I eventually managed to inhibit myself from blurting out my thoughts, I could then let the thought of what I wanted to say grow in my upper visual cortex till I could speak it from this different place.”
Verb
Present participle for to regulate the speed or amount of something given or administered
Verb
Present participle for to put an end to, especially formally
Verb
Present participle for to try to prevent by action or argument
Adjective
Causing or tending to cause deliberate difficulties and delays
Adjective
Able or intended to restrict or prevent
Adjective
Oppressively severe in nature
more ❯
Find more words!
Use * for blank tiles (max 2) Advanced Search Advanced Search
Use * for blank spaces Advanced Search
Advanced Word Finder

See Also

Nearby Words
10-letter Words Starting With
Find Synonyms
go
Word Tools Finders & Helpers Other Languages More Synonyms
Copyright WordHippo © 2024