Synonyms and Antonyms of banish
1 to force to leave a country in the old days, criminals were sometimes banished to distant lands Synonyms deport, displace, exile, expatriate, relegate, transport Related Words cast out, dismiss, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, expulse, kick out, oust, run out, throw out; excommunicate, ostracize, reject, repudiate, spurn; dispossess Near Antonyms naturalize, repatriate; accept, admit, receive, take in; entertain, harbor, house, shelter
2 to drive or force out permanently banished the troublemakers from the youth recreational center Synonyms eject, boot (out), bounce, cast out, chase, dismiss, drum (out), expel, extrude, kick out, oust, out, rout, run off, throw out, turf (out) [chiefly British], turn outRelated Words deforce, deport, displace, dispossess, evict, exile, expatriate, ostracize, read out, shut out; ax (or axe), can, cashier, defenestrate, discharge, fire, muster out, pink-slip, release, remove, retire, sack, terminateNear Antonyms accept, admit, receive, take, take in; welcome; entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter
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