Part of speech: verb

To expel from one's country; drive away; exile.

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Usage examples "banish":

  1. That Lyon had been false to his child was clear even to him; and the searching questions of Fanny he could not banish from his thoughts. - "The Good Time Coming", T. S. Arthur.
  2. Having made up her mind to banish the child, Mrs. Raeburn began at once to regret the decision. - "Carnival", Compton Mackenzie.
  3. Not that the quiet working students would wish to banish the others. - "Home Life in Germany", Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick.