Definition Of banish


send (someone) away from a country or place as an official punishment.

they were banished to Siberia for political crimes

Example Of banish

  • A healthy competition between the sexes can also be fun once the young child is banished to bed.

  • And so the fear of being a loner was finally banished to the far depths of my mind.

  • Being ostracised is something she has grown up with, hearing tales of her mother's banishment to Siberia as a child during the Soviet persecution of Jews.

  • But Stewart's banishment was permanent when he was shown the red card for apparently stamping on an opponent towards the end of today's match.

  • Coleman was banished to the stand for the second half of the game, which Stanley lost 2-1.

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