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Another word for banish

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Verb
  1. To force to leave a country or place by official decree

    See also:

    accept

  2. To rid one's mind of

    See also:

    keep

Another word for banish

Synonym Study

  • Ostracize , which historically referred to temporary banishment of a citizen in ancient Greece by popular vote, today implies forced exclusion from society or a certain group by general consent ostracized for scandalous behavior
  • To transport , in this connection, is to banish (a convict) to a penal colony
  • To deport is to send (an alien) out of the country, because the alien either entered unlawfully or is regarded as undesirable
  • Expatriate suggests more strongly voluntary exile and often implies the acquiring of citizenship in another country
  • Exile implies compulsion to leave one's own country, either because of a formal decree or through force of circumstance
  • Banish implies removal from a country (not necessarily one's own) as a formal punishment