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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

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

  2. ban(noun)

    100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova

    Synonyms:
    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  3. ban(noun)

    100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania

    Synonyms:
    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

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

    an official prohibition or edict against something

    Synonyms:
    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, inhibition, banning

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

    a bachelor's degree in nursing

    Synonyms:
    prohibition, forbidding, forbiddance, proscription, banning

  6. ban, censor(verb)

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

    Synonyms:
    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"

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

  8. banish, ban(verb)

    ban from a place of residence, as for punishment

    Synonyms:
    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

    Synonyms:
    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.

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ban(n.)

    Synonyms:
    proclamation, edict

  2. ban(n.)

    Synonyms:
    curse, malediction, excommunication, denunciation, execration, anathema

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