Adjective "banished" definition and examples

(Banished may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)



Definitions and examples


Send (someone) away from a country or place as an official punishment.
  1. 'He was banished for two years after being sent off in Prague.'
  2. 'So he was telling me that he's banished to Earth to grant three wishes to us humans?'
  3. 'When the operations failed, she was banished to an outcast village to live with others of her kind.'
  4. 'Though he had been in the league two years, he was banished to the bench his second year for fumbling.'
  5. 'A healthy competition between the sexes can also be fun once the young child is banished to bed.'
  6. 'Next you'll be throwing a cross in my face and attempting to banish me from a holy building.'
  7. 'Thinking this to be an insult, the king banishes her from his kingdom.'
  8. 'Eighty years ago the Irish people fought a revolution to banish foreign soldiers from our country.'
  9. 'Home boss Allan Evans was banished to the stand as he too fell victim to fraying tempers.'
  10. 'all thoughts of romance were banished from her head'
  11. 'Voter apathy must be banished from next month's General Election, according to a York-based action group.'
  12. 'Content is a lure and a delusion, and it should be banished from the classroom.'
  13. 'They are banished from countertops but then they have their own rules, which don't include mine.'
  14. 'Even oysters and mussels are banished from the Singer table.'
  15. 'One listen to this album, though, and such doubts will be banished from the minds of all but the most cynical of geography buffs.'
  16. 'This discrimination and victimisation must be banished from the system.'
  17. 'The Bob the Builder CD has been banished from the car and Akra Jr is having to listen to some of Mummy's music for a change.'
  18. 'Still, poverty is a fact of life and one that cannot be easily banished from the everyday world.'
  19. 'It will ache before the game but once the whistle goes, it will be banished from his mind.'
  20. 'Television was banished from the Swinton household some years ago.'

More definitions

1. to expel from or relegate to a country or place by authoritative decree; condemn to exile: He was banished to Devil's Island.

2. to compel to depart; send, drive, or put away: to banish sorrow.

More examples(as adjective)

"forevers can be banished."

"gods can be banished."

"people can be banished."

"threats can be banished."

"staffs can be banished."

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(banish)Late Middle English: from Old French baniss-, lengthened stem of banir; ultimately of Germanic origin and related to ban.