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Verb: banish  ba-nish
  1. Expel from a community or group
    - ban, ostracize, ostracise [Brit], shun, cast out, blackball
     
  2. Expel, as if by official decree
    "he was banished from his own country";
    - relegate, bar
     
  3. Drive away
    "banish bad thoughts"; "banish gloom"

Derived forms: banishing, banished, banishes

Type of: chase away, dispel, drive away, drive off, drive out, expel, kick out, run off, throw out, turn back

Encyclopedia: Banish