What does banish mean?

Definitions for banish
ˈbæn ɪʃban·ish

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word banish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball(verb)

    expel from a community or group

  2. banish, ban(verb)

    ban from a place of residence, as for punishment

  3. banish, relegate, bar(verb)

    expel, as if by official decree

    "he was banished from his own country"

  4. banish(verb)

    drive away

    "banish bad thoughts"; "banish gloom"

Wiktionary

  1. banish(Verb)

    To send someone away and forbid that person from returning.

  2. banish(Verb)

    To expel, especially from the mind.

    banish fear, qualm.

  3. Origin: From and bannan, bannanan. Compare to French .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Banish(verb)

    to condemn to exile, or compel to leave one's country, by authority of the ruling power

  2. Banish(verb)

    to drive out, as from a home or familiar place; -- used with from and out of

  3. Banish(verb)

    to drive away; to compel to depart; to dispel

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Banish

    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.]

Anagrams for banish »

  1. bash in, bashin'

  2. Bash in

  3. Bashin

How to pronounce banish ?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of banish in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of banish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of banish in a Sentence

  1. Demetri Kolokotronis:

    I banish fear with two words: you lead.

  2. Diogenes the Cynic (412 to 323 B.C.):

    If only it was as easy to banish hunger by rubbing the belly as it is to masturbate.

  3. David Sarnoff:

    We cannot banish dangers, but we can banish fears. We must not demean life by standing in awe of death.

  4. Michel de Montaigne:

    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.

  5. Joshua Rosenkranz:

    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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