cohibit

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cohibitus, past participle of cohibere (to confine), from co- + habere (to hold).

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cohibit (third-person singular simple present cohibits, present participle cohibiting, simple past and past participle cohibited)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To restrain.
    • 1678, J. S., A Short Compendium of Chirurgery:
      the proper Cure to cohibit so pernicious a Symptom

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