Pronunciation of Ban
/bˈan/, /bˈan/, /b_ˈa_n/
Synonyms for ban:
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
ejection, elimination, ostracism, exclusion, amputation, renouncement, deportation, proscription, excision, repudiation, denial, Disallowance, abscission, removal, banishment, boycott, excommunication, extradition, relegation, rejection, disbarment, prohibition, eradication, expatriation, forbiddance, exile.
official forbiddance (noun)
disqualify, oust, repudiate, exclude, reject, disbar, evict, eradicate, excommunicate, extradite, banish, proscribe, eject, ostracize, prohibit, expatriate, forbid, disallow, eliminate, amputate, remove, renounce, blacklist, expel, excise, deport, ignore, deny, relegate, blackball.
officially forbid (verb)
Other synonyms and related words:
oath, cast away, put away, damnation, taboo, adjuration, shun, drive out, toss, revolt, reprobation, strike off, banning, swearing, curse, anathema, imprecation, dismiss, forbidding, stifle, toss out, nonacceptance, dispose, interdict, objection, affidavit, Winze, Malison, censor, debar, command, hush, enjoin, malediction, denunciation, throw away, cast aside, withdraw, shut out, resistance, ostracise, blasphemy, cast out, interdiction, toss away, embargo, throw out, negative, rebuttal, bachelor of arts in nursing, discard, veto, execration, eschew, dismissal, fling, chuck out.
Usage examples for ban:
- Friday leaped out of his uneasy seat and was through the door even before Ban, who followed with Leithgow. - "The Passing of Ku Sui", Anthony Gilmore.
- I ranged for them the methods manifold Of the diviner's art; I first discerned Which of night's visions hold a truth for day, I read for them the lore of mystic sounds, Inscrutable before; the omens seen Which bless or ban a journey, and the flight Of crook- clawed birds, did I make clear to man- And how they soar upon the right, for weal, How, on the left, for evil; how they dwell, Each in its kind, and what their loves and hates, And which can flock and roost in harmony. - "Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays", AEschylus.