Translation of "inhibit" - English-Spanish dictionary

inhibit

verb uk /ɪnˈhɪb·ɪt/

to make the progress or growth of something slower

inhibir
This product inhibits the growth of harmful bacteria.

to make it more difficult for someone to do something

impedir, cohibir
Their threats inhibited witnesses from giving evidence.

(Translation of “inhibit” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

inhibit

verb /inˈhibit/

to stop or hinder (eg someone from doing something)

impedir
Several factors may inhibit a child’s educational development.
inhibited adjective

unable to relax and express one’s feelings in an open and natural way

inhibido
He felt inhibited by the presence of his parents.
inhibition /iniˈbiʃən/ noun

inhibición
The party is a chance to lose your inhibitions and enjoy yourself.

(Translation of “inhibit” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)