The stressed lawyer wanted a quiet vacation, so she could banish her anxieties from her thoughts.
After years of war, the peace-seeking statesman hoped to banish armed conflict from national policy.
The good wizard protected the temple with a spell to banish evil spirits.
The state will banish but not execute its enemies--removing dissidents and avoiding martyrs.
The teacher had to banish all cellphones from the classroom because they distracted his students.
The bar's owner had to banish the agressive drunk from the premises after he started a fight.
The free states of the Union fought to banish slavery from the American South.
The mutinous crew couldn't bring themselves to kill their captain, so they decided to banish him to an uninhabited island.
Her emotions would not control her; she just needed to banish her anger from her mind.
The judge chose to banish the criminal from the community; the convict's exile beginning immediately.