Definition of banish:
bump, negative, cast aside, block, submit, toss, barricade, eschew, discharge, throw away, transport, toss away, break, drive out, debar, ostracize, bar, outlaw, kick downstairs, welcome, receive, shun, demote, ban, dispose, toss out, blackball, pass on, throw out, put away, discard, block up, chuck out, cast out, ostracise, shut out, relegate, keep, cast away, blockade, classify, censor, block off, dispel, accept, stop, fling, dislodge, dismiss, veto.
- exclude (part of speech: verb)
- seclude (part of speech: verb)
- "Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus", Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley.
" 'It is not finished, ' he said, 'and what I have written does not altogether satisfy me; but you can judge from what you have heard how it is that I think of that lady, and how impossible it is that I can in any way banish her from my mind, or willingly from my vision.- "The Vizier of the Two-Horned Alexander", Frank R. Stockton.
- "The Long Lane's Turning", Hallie Erminie Rives.