Synonyms: banish, exile

Proscribe Sentence: Many people who were suspected of criminal activities were proscribed during the prime minister’s visit to the city.

Under The Lens: Various Meanings of Proscribe

Apart from meaning ‘to banish or exile’, proscribe also means :-

To denounce or condemn as dangerous or harmful; prohibit. Ex – It is proscribed to smoke while driving.

To publish the name of a person as condemned to death with the property of the condemned forfeited to the state. Ex – Many people were proscribed during the French Revolution.

 

 

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