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Synonyms for ban
bɑn; ˈbɑ niban

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  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.

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  1. prohibition, ban, proscriptionnoun

    a decree that prohibits something

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

  2. bannoun

    100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  3. bannoun

    100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  4. ban, banning, forbiddance, forbiddingnoun

    an official prohibition or edict against something

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, banning

  5. Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, BANverb

    a bachelor's degree in nursing

    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  6. ban, censorverb

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

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

  7. banverb

    prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure

    "Smoking is banned in this building"

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

  8. banish, banverb

    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, blackballverb

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bannoun

    proclamation, edict

  2. bannoun

    curse, malediction, excommunication, denunciation, execration, anathema

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. bannoun

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

  2. banverb

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

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  1. Bob Vanasse:

    And they did a very diligent job of looking at science before they agreed to remove the ban and allow our fishermen in that area.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    I agree with the (Khans) and families across the country that a travel ban on all members of a religion is simply contrary to American values.

  3. Tom Kloza:

    If this becomes a real ban, not just a de facto ban, the concern is it's going to last longer.

  4. John Cornyn:

    Democrats pushed for an assault weapons ban, I said no, they tried to get a new three-week mandatory waiting period for all gun purchases, I said no. Universal background checks, magazine bans, licensing requirements, the list goes on and on and on. And I said no, no, 1,000 times no.

  5. The State Department:

    We call on all relevant Venezuelan authorities to reconsider the ban imposed on candidates, and reiterate our call for credible and timely electoral observation.

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