Bedeutung von “forbid” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] us uk /fəˈbɪd/ present participle forbidding, past tense forbade, past participle forbidden

B2 to order someone not to do something, or to say that something must not happen:

[ + to do sth ] I forbid you to see that boy again.
God/Heaven forbid!

something you say when you hope that something will not happen:

[ + (that) ] God forbid that he should die during the operation.
forbidden adjective

B1 not allowed by an official rule:

Smoking is strictly forbidden in this area.

(Definition von “forbid” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)