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Information about word BAN


Definitions of BAN

  • To summon; to call out.
  • To anathematize; to pronounce an ecclesiastical curse upon; to place under a ban.
  • To curse; to execrate.
  • To prohibit; to interdict; to proscribe; to forbid or block from participation.
  • To curse; to utter curses or maledictions.
  • Prohibition.
  • A public proclamation or edict; a summons by public proclamation. Chiefly, in early use, a summons to arms.
  • The gathering of the (French) king's vassals for war; the whole body of vassals so assembled, or liable to be summoned; originally, the same as arrière-ban: in the 16th c., French usage created a distinction between ban and arrière-ban, for which see the latter word.
  • A curse or anathema.
  • A pecuniary mulct or penalty laid upon a delinquent for offending against a ban, such as a mulct paid to a bishop by one guilty of sacrilege or other crimes.
  • A subdivision of currency, equal to one hundredth of a Romanian leu.
  • A subdivision of currency, equal to one hundredth of a Moldovan leu.
  • A unit measuring information or entropy based on base-ten logarithms, rather than the base-two logarithms that define the bit.
  • A title used in several states in central and south-eastern Europe between the 7th century and the 20th century.

Synonyms for BAN

  • forbid
  • prohibit
  • disallow
  • dit
  • hartley
  • forbid
  • bar
  • anathema
  • prohibit
  • British Approved Name
  • forbiddance
  • prohibit
  • sanction

Number of letters: 3
Is palindrome: No
Anagrams of BAN: 4
ABN
BNA
NAB
NBA
Number of words in word BAN: 2
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BA
Words starting with: 1,033
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Words ending with BAN: 146
ABAN
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Words containing BAN: 2,771
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Words From Letters: 11
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