Synonyms for banish
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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 3 votes
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.
Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.
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Princeton's WordNet2.5 / 2 votes
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, chuck out, dispose, ban, throw away, bar, censor, cast away, ostracise, cast aside, throw out, negative, put away, toss away, discard, shun
ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
banish, relegate, barverb
expel, as if by official decree
"he was banished from his own country"
barricade, blockade, block up, relegate, bump, cast out, classify, ban, blackball, submit, demote, break, debar, block, kick downstairs, bar, ostracize, block off, pass on, exclude, ostracise, stop, shun
"banish bad thoughts"; "banish gloom"
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If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
I banish fear with two words: you lead.
When I am attacked by gloomy thoughts, nothing helps me so much as running to my books. They quickly absorb me and banish the clouds from my mind.
We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
We do not know who the author or authors of this despicable act are, but their anonymity does not help them avoid responsibility. We hope that the authorities manage to clear up the circumstances and that justice helps to banish these types of behaviors.
Translations for banish
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- высыла́ць, вы́гнаць, выганя́ць, вы́слацьBelarusian
- bandejarCatalan, Valencian
- herauswerfen, verbannen, vertreibenGerman
- ajaa tiehensä, ajaa pois, karkottaaFinnish
- elhesseget, száműz, elűzHungarian
- esiliare, bandireItalian
- pei, whakapakoMāori
- изгнать, изгонятьRussian
- ви́гнати, виго́нити, виганя́тиUkrainian
- đày ảiVietnamese
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