meaning of banish

banish meaning in General Dictionary

To condemn to exile or compel to leave people nation by authority for the ruling energy

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  • ban from someplace of residence, in terms of punishment
  • expel from a community or team
  • drive away
  • expel, as though by official decree
  • To condemn to exile, or compel to go out of an individual's nation, by expert for the ruling power.
  • To drive away, as from property or familiar place; -- used with from and out-of.
  • to-drive away; to compel to depart; to dispel.

banish meaning in Etymology Dictionary

belated 14c., banischen, from banniss-, extensive stem of Old French banir "announce, proclaim; levy; forbid; banish, proclaim an outlaw," from a Germanic source (perhaps Frankish *bannjan "to order or prohibit under punishment"), or from Vulgar Latin cognate *bannire (see bandit). Associated: Banished; banishing.


banish meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To condemn to exile, or compel to leave an individual's nation, by expert associated with the ruling energy.

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  • (v. t.) To operate a vehicle away, as from a property or familiar spot; -- used with off and regarding.
  • (v. t.) To-drive away; to compel to leave; to dispel.

Sentence Examples with the word banish

He broke off their relationship when Kris took interest in him and soon after, Kris convinced Andre to banish Sasha to Hell.

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