banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball(verb)
expel from a community or group
ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
banish, relegate, bar(verb)
expel, as if by official decree
"he was banished from his own country"
"banish bad thoughts"; "banish gloom"
To send someone away and forbid that person from returning.
To expel, especially from the mind.
banish fear, qualm.
Origin: From and bannan, bannanan. Compare to French .
to condemn to exile, or compel to leave one's country, by authority of the ruling power
to drive out, as from a home or familiar place; -- used with from and out of
to drive away; to compel to depart; to dispel
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ban′ish, v.t. to condemn to exile: to drive away: to expel (with from, out of).—n. Ban′ishment, exile. [Fr. bannir—Low L. bannire, to proclaim. See Ban.]
bash in, bashin'
The numerical value of banish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of banish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of banish in a Sentence
I banish fear with two words: you lead.
If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.
We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.
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.
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.
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- высыла́ць, вы́слаць, выганя́ць, вы́гнацьBelarusian
- bandejarCatalan, Valencian
- verbannen, herauswerfen, vertreibenGerman
- karkottaa, ajaa tiehensä, ajaa poisFinnish
- elűz, elhesseget, száműzHungarian
- esiliare, bandireItalian
- whakapako, peiMāori
- изгонять, изгнатьRussian
- виганя́ти, виго́нити, ви́гнатиUkrainian
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