- Restraining; tending to inhibit.
* * *in·hib·i·to·ry in-'hib-ə-.tōr-ē, -.tȯr- adj of, relating to, or producing inhibition: tending or serving to inhibit
* * *in·hib·i·to·ry (in-hibґĭ-tor″e) restraining or arresting any process; effecting a stay or arrest, partial or complete.
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Inhibitory — In*hib i*to*ry, a. [LL. inhibitorius: cf. F. inhibitoire.] Of or pertaining to, or producing, inhibition; consisting in inhibition; tending or serving to inhibit; as, the inhibitory action of the pneumogastric on the respiratory center. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
inhibitory — index preventive, prohibitive (restrictive) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
inhibitory — (adj.) late 15c., from M.L. inhibitorius, from pp. stem of L. inhibere (see INHIBITION (Cf. inhibition)) … Etymology dictionary
inhibitory — adj. Inhibitory is used with these nouns: ↑effect … Collocations dictionary
inhibitory — adjective see inhibit … New Collegiate Dictionary
inhibitory — See inhibitable. * * * … Universalium
inhibitory — adjective a) that inhibits b) of, or relating to an inhibitor … Wiktionary
inhibitory — in hibÂ·iÂ·toÂ·ry || Éªn hÉªbÉªtÉ”rÉª / trÉª adj. tending to restrain or hold back, suppressive, prohibitive … English contemporary dictionary
inhibitory — a. Prohibitory … New dictionary of synonyms
inhibitory — in·hib·i·to·ry … English syllables