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Synonyms for ban
bɑn; ˈbɑ ni

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prohibition, ban, proscription(noun)

    a decree that prohibits something

    forbidding, inhibition, forbiddance, banning, prohibition era, prohibition, proscription, banishment

  2. ban(noun)

    100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  3. ban(noun)

    100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  4. ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding(noun)

    an official prohibition or edict against something

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, banning

  5. Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, BAN(verb)

    a bachelor's degree in nursing

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  6. ban, censor(verb)

    forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)

    blackball, censor, banish, ostracise, cast out, ostracize, shun

  7. ban(verb)

    prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure

    "Smoking is banned in this building"

    ostracise, cast out, shun, banish, ostracize, censor, blackball

  8. banish, ban(verb)

    ban from a place of residence, as for punishment

    blackball, ostracize, bar, banish, ostracise, cast out, relegate, censor, shun

  9. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball(verb)

    expel from a community or group

    ostracize, veto, toss, relegate, cast out, toss out, fling, eschew, blackball, banish, chuck out, dispose, throw away, bar, censor, cast away, ostracise, cast aside, throw out, negative, put away, toss away, discard, shun

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ban

    Banish, primarily to put under ban, to compel by authority to leave a place or country, perhaps with restriction to some other place or country. From a country, a person may be banished, exiled, or expatriated; banished from any country where he may happen to be, but expatriated or exiled only from his own. One may expatriate or exile himself; he is banished by others. Banish is a word of wide import; one may banish disturbing thoughts; care may banish sleep. To expel is to drive out with violence or rudeness, and so often with disgrace.

    banish, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, drive out, eject, evict, exile, expatriate, expel, ostracize, oust

    Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ban(n.)

    proclamation, edict

  2. ban(n.)

    curse, malediction, excommunication, denunciation, execration, anathema

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ban(n)

    announcement, notice, curse, anathema, denunciation, malediction, execration, interdiction, proscription, interdict, taboo

  2. ban(v)

    curse, anathematize, execrate, interdict, forbid, proscribe, taboo

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  1. Jeff Sessions:

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions criticized a federal judge’s ruling in Hawaii on Tuesday that blocked the Trump administration’s immigration ban. I really am amazed that a judge sitting on an island in the Pacific can issue an order that stops the president of the United States from what appears to be clearly his statutory and constitutional power.

  2. Siwat Luangsomboon:

    Thailand was on track to slash single-use plastics by 30% this year with the bag ban, but with consumer behaviour shifting towards food delivery, we may not be able to get back on that track.

  3. Gareth Price:

    Threatening to boycott Chinese goods or ban Chinese apps could potentially harm China, but it's a bit of a hollow threat unless India has got alternatives in place, china makes the things that India wants to buy.

  4. Rob Gronkowski:

    With the MLB lifting its ban, it's just a fantastic start, and it would be wonderful to see like The NFL and other major sports organizations to start following the lead of the MLB and lifting up that ban.

  5. Pramila Jayapal:

    An expanded Muslim Ban will worsen our relationships with countries around the world. It wont do anything to make our country safer. It will harm refugees, alienate our allies and give extremists propaganda for recruitment.

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