- (heading) To send someone away and forbid that person from returning.
- (dated, with out of)
- (with from)
"He was banished from the kingdom."
- To expel, especially from the mind.
"banish fear, qualm."
- (with simple direct object)
"If you don't stop talking blasphemes, I will banish you."
- (archaic, with two simple objects (person and place))