Translation of banish in Spanish:

banish

desterrar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈbanɪʃ//ˈbænɪʃ/

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(exile)

      desterrar
      she was banished from her native land la desterraron (de su patria)
      • he tried to banish her from his mind intentó apartarla de su pensamiento
      • Instead, the emperor stripped Herod of his kingdom and banished him into exile.
      • A healthy competition between the sexes can also be fun once the young child is banished to bed.
      • When I'm banished to my little corner of the loungette with my laptop, I do seven hours of actual writing.
      • Eighty years ago the Irish people fought a revolution to banish foreign soldiers from our country.
      • When the operations failed, she was banished to an outcast village to live with others of her kind.
      • So he was telling me that he's banished to Earth to grant three wishes to us humans?
      • He was banished for two years after being sent off in Prague.
      • My thanks to the wife for banishing me from the house for only seven nights.
      • In one of my favourite scenes, the Duke catches an embarrassed Valentine attempting to elope with Silvia and banishes him.
      • Next you'll be throwing a cross in my face and attempting to banish me from a holy building.
      • She popped her head out the door to see if her master would allow her to come out or if she was still banished to her room.
      • Coleman was banished to the stand for the second half of the game, which Stanley lost 2-1.
      • He was banished to desolate Lake Baikal in Siberia to tend sheep for nineteen years.
      • Or laws that banish her and her ilk from public places to the dingy sidewalk.
      • Thinking this to be an insult, the king banishes her from his kingdom.
      • Though he had been in the league two years, he was banished to the bench his second year for fumbling.
      • The director had punished this student for some offence by banishing him from school for the day.
      • Home boss Allan Evans was banished to the stand as he too fell victim to fraying tempers.

    • 1.2(prohibit)

      prohibir
      cars have been banished from the shopping streets han prohibido la circulación en la zona comercial

  • 2

    (dispel)
    (fear/worries/doubts) hacer olvidar
    (fear/doubts/worries) desvanecer literary
    • Those rickety buses with steel bars sticking out just to load extra numbers should be banished from our roads.
    • The Bob the Builder CD has been banished from the car and Akra Jr is having to listen to some of Mummy's music for a change.
    • This discrimination and victimisation must be banished from the system.
    • Television was banished from the Swinton household some years ago.
    • Yet, though weeds may be banished from the central beds of a formal garden, they were still capable of sturdy growth and a beauty all their own.
    • Even oysters and mussels are banished from the Singer table.
    • Still, poverty is a fact of life and one that cannot be easily banished from the everyday world.
    • They are banished from countertops but then they have their own rules, which don't include mine.
    • One listen to this album, though, and such doubts will be banished from the minds of all but the most cynical of geography buffs.
    • Normal and necessary parts of our diet, such as salt and sugar and fat, have also been re-defined as toxins to be banished from our bodies.
    • Content is a lure and a delusion, and it should be banished from the classroom.
    • Self-pity and defeatism are quickly banished from his mind whenever they turn up.
    • And so the fear of being a loner was finally banished to the far depths of my mind.
    • She is the epitome of quiet indignation, especially on learning that the smell of cigar smoke will soon be banished from the cigar shop.
    • There's a good reason that it has been banished from the airwaves.
    • No one on the left is saying that religion must be banished from the public square.
    • Killing for ideology must be banished from our repertoire if we are to live decent lives.
    • Voter apathy must be banished from next month's General Election, according to a York-based action group.
    • It will ache before the game but once the whistle goes, it will be banished from his mind.
    • If objective truth is banished from view, all that remains is opinion.