Proscribe

Definition of Proscribe

Pro`scribe´
v. t.1.To doom to destruction; to put out of the protection of law; to outlaw; to exile; as, Sylla and Marius proscribed each other's adherents.
[imp. & p. p. Proscribed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Proscribing.]
Robert Vere, Earl of Oxford, . . . was banished the realm, and proscribed.
- Spenser.
2.To denounce and condemn; to interdict; to prohibit; as, the Puritans proscribed theaters.
The Arian doctrines were proscribed and anathematized in the famous Council of Nice.
- Waterland.

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