Ban, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Banned p. pr. & vb. n. Banning.]
1. To curse; to invoke evil upon.
2. To forbid; to interdict.
n : an official prohibition or edict against something [syn: ban,
n 1: a decree that prohibits something [syn: prohibition, proscription]
2: 100 bani equal 1 leu
3: 100 bani equal 1 leu
4: an official prohibition or edict against something [syn: banning,
5: a bachelor's degree in nursing [syn: Bachelor of Arts in
v 1: prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure;
"Smoking is banned in this building"
2: forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper)
3: ban from a place of residence, as for punishment [syn: banish]
4: expel from a community or group [syn: banish, ostracize,
ostracise, shun, cast out, blackball]
[also: banning, banned, bani (pl)]