HyperDic: censor

English > 4 senses of the word censor:
NOUNperson censorsomeone who censures or condemns
person censora 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
VERBsocialcensor, banforbid the public distribution of (a movie or a newspaper)
cognitioncensorsubject to political, religious, or moral censorship
censor > pronunciation
Soundsseh'nser
RhymesAcer ... Wurlitzer: 99 rhymes with ser...
English > censor: 4 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who censures or condemns.
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishcensor, censurador, prohibidor
Adjectivescensorialbelonging or relating to a censor or a censor's functions
censoriousharshly critical or expressing censure
English > censor: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA 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.
Broaderofficial, functionaryA worker who holds or is invested with an office
Spanishcensora, censor
Catalancensor
Adjectivescensorialbelonging or relating to a censor or a censor's functions
Nounscensorshipdeleting parts of publications or correspondence or theatrical performances
Verbscensorsubject to political, religious, or moral censorship
English > censor: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningforbid the public distribution of (a movie or a newspaper) .
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelSam and Sue censor the movie
Synonymban
CategorymediumAn intervening substance through which signals can travel as a means for communication
Narrowerembargoban the publication of (documents) , as for security or copyright reasons
Broaderoutlaw, criminalize, criminalise, illegalize, illegalisedeclare illegal
Spanishcensurar, prohibir
Catalancensurar
English > censor: 4 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningsubject to political, religious, or moral censorship.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"This magazine is censored by the government"
Narroweredit, blue-pencil, deletecut / cut or eliminate
Broadermeasure, evaluate, valuate, assess, appraise, valueEvaluate or estimate the nature, quality, ability, extent, or significance of
Catalancensurar
Nounscensora 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

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