Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To ban; anathematize. See ban, verb

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Examples

  • The prisoner turned with the reckless air of a man who aban - dons himself to his destiny.

    Sole Music

  • The sandlots and creek beds, the alleys and woodlands have been aban - doned in favor of a system of reservations — Chuck E. Cheese, the Jungle, the Discovery Zone: jolly internment centers mapped and planned by adults with no blank spots aside from doors marked staff only.

    Manhood for Amateurs: The Wilderness of Childhood

  • There is one aspect of the latest Democratic debate on Wednesday that has gone largely unremarked upon, and yet undermines the entire Clinton rationale for delegates, be they super or pledged, to aban ...

    Chip Collis: The Case for Vice President Clinton

  • There is one aspect of the latest Democratic debate on Wednesday that has gone largely unremarked upon, and yet undermines the entire Clinton rationale for delegates, be they super or pledged, to aban ...

    Chip Collis: The Case for Vice President Clinton

  • Leaked Microsoft CEO's email confirms they're aban ...

    04/23/2005

  • But in the context of an employee handbook, especially one issued to untenured teachers, I strongly suspect that the “will not tolerate” rule will be understood by the teachers, by the administration, and by the students as aban.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Coming speech code for teachers at UC Berkeley law school?

  • Tybalt perhaps - that a "modern" forge had been built on the western edge of town, and Delmar's had been long aban - doned until the mountain dwarves had bought the rights to its yard and forge as part of their agreement with Hillhome.

    Flint, the King

  • Whirlwinds raged behind the thundering warriors, ripping apart homes, flinging boards, brick, and stone and mortar into the air with lethal aban -

    Dragons of a Fallen Sun

  • Because he too was holding back, deliberately tempting her to aban don her self-denial and join him on the path to their mutual delight.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

  • Because he too was holding back, deliberately tempting her to aban don her self-denial and join him on the path to their mutual delight.

    The Tycoon's Mistress

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