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enjoin

en·join

enjoin

 
pronunciation:
ihn joIn
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: enjoined, enjoining, enjoins
definition 1: to order or recommend emphatically.
similar words:
bid, charge
definition 2: to forbid, esp. by legal order.
He was enjoined from visiting his ex-wife.
similar words:
veto
derivations: enjoiner (n.), enjoinment (n.)