1. expel from a community or group
2. ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
Similar word(s): ban
3. expel, as if by official decree
- he was banished from his own country
4. drive away
- banish bad thoughts
- banish gloom
Sentences with banish as a verb:
- If you don't stop talking blasphemes, I will banish you.
- He was banished from the kingdom.
- banish fear, qualm.