inhibit-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: control or restrain the range or activity of

Zinc sulfate inhibited the cellular ATP synthesis.
Chloramphenicol inhibited the fresh weight increase without
affecting the RNA.
Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs.
The patriarchs inhibited the rebellion of the young.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Hindering
PropBank: inhibit.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4