Pro·scribe v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proscribed p. pr. & vb. n. Proscribing.]
1. To doom to destruction; to put out of the protection of law; to outlaw; to exile; as, Sylla and Marius proscribed each other's adherents.
Robert Vere, Earl of Oxford, . . . was banished the realm, and proscribed. --Spenser.
2. To denounce and condemn; to interdict; to prohibit; as, the Puritans proscribed theaters.
The Arian doctrines were proscribed and anathematized in the famous Council of Nice. --Waterland.
v : command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night";
"Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" [syn: forbid,
prohibit, interdict, veto, disallow] [ant: permit,