Synonyms for banish
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
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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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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The Supreme Court delivered a resounding message today: You can't banish a person from his home and family without clear lines, announced up front.
While we think of book bans as the work of individual concerned citizens, our report demonstrates that today's wave of bans represents a coordinated campaign to banish books being waged by sophisticated, ideological and well-resourced advocacy organizations.
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.
It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.
We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
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
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