Synonyms and Antonyms of banish
1 to force to leave a country in the old days, criminals were sometimes banished to distant lands Synonyms of banish deport, displace, exile, expatriate, relegate, transport Words Related to banish cast out, dismiss, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, expulse, kick out, oust, run out, throw out; excommunicate, ostracize, reject, repudiate, spurn; dispossess Near Antonyms of banish 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 of banish 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 outWords Related to banish 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 of banish accept, admit, receive, take, take in; welcome; entertain, harbor, house, lodge, shelter
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