Synonyms for ban


1. prohibition, ban, proscription, decree, edict, fiat, order, rescript
usage: a decree that prohibits something
2. ban, Moldovan monetary unit
usage: 100 bani equal 1 leu in Moldova
3. ban, Romanian monetary unit
usage: 100 bani equal 1 leu in Romania
4. ban, banning, forbiddance, forbidding, prohibition
usage: an official prohibition or edict against something
5. Bachelor of Arts in Nursing, BAN, bachelor's degree, baccalaureate
usage: a bachelor's degree in nursing


1. ban, censor, outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise
usage: forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
2. ban, forbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nix
usage: prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure; "Smoking is banned in this building"
3. banish, ban, expel, throw out, kick out
usage: ban from a place of residence, as for punishment
4. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball, expel, throw out, kick out
usage: expel from a community or group
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