NOTE: Compare to sense 2. This is a more general sense and does not include banishing thoughts, emotions, etc. Notice that while Sense 1 NP2 is concrete, Sense 2 NP2 is abstract. Syntax Is: NP1[agent] BANISH NP2[patient[animate]] (PP NP3)
The Sultan of Turkey then banished Him to the prison of 'Akka in
Ozai burned his face and banished him from his country when he
thought the boy was disrespecting him.
Higham was confronted by team owners who banished him from
We have cast God behind our backs, expelled Him from school, and
banished Him from the school yard.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3
NOTE: Compare to sense 1. This is a subsense of sense 1 that only includes banishing thoughts, emotions, etc. Notice that NP2 in Sense 2 is ABSTRACT. Syntax Is: NP1[agent] BANISH NP2[patient[abstract]]
I banished the thought as, moments later, my honey and I squeezed
closer to each other at the picnic table and raised our glasses for
our first toast.
Their pleasure banished the anger from King Frost's heart.
Her eyes teared up, but she stuck her chin out and banished the
Indeed, the two leading ladies have banished competition.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4