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banish

ban·ish

banish

 
 
pronunciation:
bae nihsh
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part of speech: verb
inflections: banished, banishes, banishing
definition 1: to cast out of a country by official action.
The king banished the rebels.
synonyms:
expel
similar words:
deport, oust, transport
definition 2: to force out or away.
She banished all thoughts of failure from her mind.
synonyms:
discard, dismiss, eradicate, exile, expel, oust
similar words:
ban, bar, eject, evict, exclude, forbid, prohibit, reject, rid, transport
derivation: banishment (n.)
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