Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun censor

2 senses of censor

Sense 1
censor -- (someone who censures or condemns)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 2
censor -- (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)
       => official, functionary -- (a worker who holds or is invested with an office)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb censor

2 senses of censor

Sense 1
ban, censor -- (forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper))
       => outlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalise -- (declare illegal; outlaw; "Marijuana is criminalized in the U.S.")

Sense 2
censor -- (subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government")
       => measure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, value -- (evaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of; "I will have the family jewels appraised by a professional"; "access all the factors when taking a risk")

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