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ta·bu

(tă′bo͞o′, tə-)
n.adj. & v.
Variant of taboo.

ta•boo

(təˈbu, tæ-)

adj., n., pl. -boos, adj.
1. proscribed by society as improper or unacceptable: taboo words.
2. set apart as sacred; forbidden for general use; placed under a prohibition or bar.
n.
3. a prohibition or interdiction of something; exclusion from use or practice.
4. the system or practice of setting things apart as sacred or forbidden for general use.
5. exclusion from social relations; ostracism.
v.t.
6. to put under a taboo; prohibit or forbid.
7. to ostracize.
[1770–80; < Tongan tapu or Fijian tabu]

tabu


Past participle: tabued
Gerund: tabuing

Imperative
tabu
tabu
Present
I tabu
you tabu
he/she/it tabus
we tabu
you tabu
they tabu
Preterite
I tabued
you tabued
he/she/it tabued
we tabued
you tabued
they tabued
Present Continuous
I am tabuing
you are tabuing
he/she/it is tabuing
we are tabuing
you are tabuing
they are tabuing
Present Perfect
I have tabued
you have tabued
he/she/it has tabued
we have tabued
you have tabued
they have tabued
Past Continuous
I was tabuing
you were tabuing
he/she/it was tabuing
we were tabuing
you were tabuing
they were tabuing
Past Perfect
I had tabued
you had tabued
he/she/it had tabued
we had tabued
you had tabued
they had tabued
Future
I will tabu
you will tabu
he/she/it will tabu
we will tabu
you will tabu
they will tabu
Future Perfect
I will have tabued
you will have tabued
he/she/it will have tabued
we will have tabued
you will have tabued
they will have tabued
Future Continuous
I will be tabuing
you will be tabuing
he/she/it will be tabuing
we will be tabuing
you will be tabuing
they will be tabuing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tabuing
you have been tabuing
he/she/it has been tabuing
we have been tabuing
you have been tabuing
they have been tabuing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tabuing
you will have been tabuing
he/she/it will have been tabuing
we will have been tabuing
you will have been tabuing
they will have been tabuing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tabuing
you had been tabuing
he/she/it had been tabuing
we had been tabuing
you had been tabuing
they had been tabuing
Conditional
I would tabu
you would tabu
he/she/it would tabu
we would tabu
you would tabu
they would tabu
Past Conditional
I would have tabued
you would have tabued
he/she/it would have tabued
we would have tabued
you would have tabued
they would have tabued
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tabu - a prejudice (especially in Polynesia and other South Pacific islands) that prohibits the use or mention of something because of its sacred nature
bias, prejudice, preconception - a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
Polynesia - the islands in the eastern part of Oceania
2.tabu - an inhibition or ban resulting from social custom or emotional aversion
inhibition - the quality of being inhibited
Adj.1.tabu - forbidden to profane use especially in South Pacific islands
sacred - concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"
2.tabu - excluded from use or mention; "forbidden fruit"; "in our house dancing and playing cards were out"; "a taboo subject"
impermissible - not permitted; "impermissible behavior"

taboo

also tabu
nounadjectiveverb
Translations
bannaîur, forboîinn
tabu
tabu

taboo,

tabu

(təˈbuː) plurals taˈboos ~taˈbus noun, adjective
(something) forbidden for religious reasons or because it is against social custom. Alcohol is (a) taboo in Muslim societies.

ta·boo

, tabu
n. tabú, prohibición;
a. prohibido-a.