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1. censor

verb. ['ˈsɛnsɝ'] subject to political, religious, or moral censorship.

Synonyms

  • evaluate
  • blue-pencil
  • assess
  • measure
  • appraise
  • edit
  • delete
  • valuate

Antonyms

  • light
  • white
  • darkness
  • dark

Etymology

  • censor (Latin)
  • censo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Censor

  • dispenser
  • condenser
  • biosensor
  • spenser
  • spencer
  • sensor
  • menser
  • mencer
  • denser
  • censer

Sentences with censor


1. Verb, base form
Pick something that you can write freely on without feeling the need to censor yourself.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Also of note is the enormous censor, known as the "botafumeiro."

Quotes about censor


1. A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before.
- Jack Bowman

2. Humor comes in all forms, and everyone has their cup of tea about what makes them laugh. But the day we censor humor is a sad one for sure.
- Marlee Matlin

3. Libraries should be open to all - except the censor.[Response to questionnaire in Saturday Review, October 29 1960]
- John F. Kennedy

2. censor

noun. ['ˈsɛnsɝ'] someone who censures or condemns.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • disrespect
  • look down on
  • lightness

Etymology

  • censor (Latin)
  • censo (Latin)

3. censor

noun. ['ˈsɛnsɝ'] a person who is authorized to read publications or correspondence or to watch theatrical performances and suppress in whole or in part anything considered obscene or politically unacceptable.

Synonyms

  • functionary

Antonyms

  • unimportance
  • worthlessness

Etymology

  • censor (Latin)
  • censo (Latin)

4. censor

verb. ['ˈsɛnsɝ'] forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper).

Synonyms

  • illegalize
  • embargo
  • illegalise
  • ban
  • outlaw
  • criminalise

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • decriminalise
  • underestimate
  • undervalue

Etymology

  • censor (Latin)
  • censo (Latin)
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