Search Result for "prohibitive": 
Wordnet 3.0


1. tending to discourage (especially of prices);
- Example: "the price was prohibitive"
[syn: prohibitive, prohibitory]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prohibitive \Pro*hib"it*ive\, a. [Cf. F. prohibitif.] That prohibits; prohibitory; as, a tax whose effect is prohibitive. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

prohibitive adj 1: tending to discourage (especially of prices); "the price was prohibitive" [syn: prohibitive, prohibitory]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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