What are some alternative words for ban?

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. ban

How to use ban in a sentence?

  1. The Queensland Resources Council:

    We strongly believe that any blanket ban on capital dredge material in the entire World Heritage Area does not represent evidence-based policy and will not prove to be viable in the long term.

  2. Eleanor Holmes Norton:

    Children and their parents should able to enjoy sledding on one of the best hills in the city. This is a one-time waiver that will allow Washington kids to sled while we await a more formal review of the ban, which will likely come after the last snow has fallen in our region.

  3. 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.

  4. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell:

    I support eliminating the oil export ban.

  5. Josh Blackman:

    I'd be hesitant reading too much into this, the travel ban focuses on a very specific attribute of immigration, which is entry. It doesn't focus on people who are already here. So this doesn't necessarily speak to something like Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or asylum, people who already entered United States.

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