[编辑] GRE 红宝书
- v. 放逐某人
- ［英］ v. 放逐某人 ( send sb out of the country as a punishment)
- ［类］ evict : residence / banish : country ( 驱逐从住处赶出 / 流放从国家赶出)
- ［例］ He was banished for life .
[编辑] Webster Collegiate
- Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French baniss-, stem of banir, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German bannan to command — more at ban
- Date: 14th century
- 1. to require by authority to leave a country
- 2. to drive out or remove from a home or place of usual resort or continuance
- 3. to clear away ; dispel <his discovery banishes anxiety — Stringfellow Barr>
- ? banisher noun
- ? banishment noun
- banish, exile, deport, transport mean to remove by authority from a state or country. banish implies compulsory removal from a country not necessarily one's own <banished for seditious activities>. exile may imply compulsory removal or an enforced or voluntary absence from one's own country<a writer who exiled himself for political reasons>. deport implies sending out of the country an alien who has illegally entered or whose presence is judged inimical to the public welfare<illegal aliens will be deported>. transport implies sending a convicted criminal to an overseas penal colony<a convict who was transported to Australia>.