Definition of proscribe:
nix, preclude, round off, forbid, disallow, prohibit, forestall, break, bring something to an end/a close/a halt, allow, taboo, call a halt (to something), outlaw, wind up, conclude, interdict, inhibit, prevent, discontinue, wind down, debar, enjoin, outlaw, end, foreclose, veto, negative.
- exclude (part of speech: verb)
These officers proscribe stews, apparently because it is a form in which cheap meat may be offered them, neglecting the more important fact that the stew is the most nutritious and digestible form in which meats can be eaten.- "Four American Leaders", Charles William Eliot.
- "Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru", Albert Réville.
It is the more singular that she should have been willing thus, as it were, to proscribe the members of the present Assembly, because, in a very remarkable letter which she wrote to her brother the emperor at the end of July, she founds the hopes for the future, which she expresses with a degree of sanguineness which can hardly fail to be thought strange when the events of June are remembered, on the conduct of the Assembly itself.- "The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France", Charles Duke Yonge.