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See definition of censor on Dictionary.com
  • verbforbid; ban; selectively remove
  • nounsomeone who suppresses information

synonyms for censor

  • abridge
  • black out
  • blacklist
  • delete
  • edit
  • excise
  • restrict
  • sanitize
  • suppress
  • withhold
  • bleach
  • bleep
  • bowdlerize
  • conceal
  • control
  • cork
  • criticize
  • cut
  • decontaminate
  • examine
  • expurgate
  • inspect
  • launder
  • narrow
  • oversee
  • purge
  • purify
  • repress
  • restrain
  • review
  • revile
  • squelch
  • sterilize
  • clean up
  • drop the iron curtain
  • exscind
  • prevent publication
  • put the lid on
  • refuse transmission
  • scissor out
  • strike out
  • supervise communications
See also synonyms for: censored / uncensored

antonyms for censor

MOST RELEVANT
  • add
  • enlarge
  • expand
  • let go
  • put in
  • release
  • allow
  • approve
  • dirty
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • permit
  • praise
  • endorse
  • sanction
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    China resumed broadcasting the awards in 2003, though censors occasionally cut footage of politically sensitive figures or comments.
    CHINA’S OSCARS BOYCOTT MIXES POLITICS WITH PUSH TO CURB HOLLYWOOD DOMINANCELYRIC LI, STEVEN ZEITCHIKAPRIL 22, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    The absence of censorship allowed these services to tell a new kind of story—the story of India as it is, rather than one that was acceptable to the censor board.
    NETFLIX V MODI AND THE BATTLE FOR INDIAN CINEMA’S SOULKONSTANTIN KAKAESMARCH 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    By 1920 India had several regional censor boards, whose members were told to be watchful for “sensitive issues” and “forbidden scenes,” writes Someswar Bhowmik.
    NETFLIX V MODI AND THE BATTLE FOR INDIAN CINEMA’S SOULKONSTANTIN KAKAESMARCH 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    The film was approved by the censors, but mobs defaced public property, thrashed people, and threw Molotov cocktails.
    NETFLIX V MODI AND THE BATTLE FOR INDIAN CINEMA’S SOULKONSTANTIN KAKAESMARCH 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
    Meanwhile, self-publishers have always had to tread carefully on what they post or risk being targeted by censors who deem them illegal or inappropriate.
    NEW RULE REINS IN CHINA’S FLOURISHING SELF-PUBLISHING SPACERITA LIAOFEBRUARY 1, 2021TECHCRUNCH
    However, they should consider the intent is not to act as censors that are stopping controversial topics but protecting users from false content.
    3 REFORMS SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS SHOULD MAKE IN LIGHT OF ‘THE SOCIAL DILEMMA’WALTER THOMPSONOCTOBER 22, 2020TECHCRUNCH
    Galileo thought his book had been approved by the proper censors.
    A NEW GALILEO BIOGRAPHY DRAWS PARALLELS TO TODAY’S SCIENCE DENIALISMTOM SIEGFRIEDAUGUST 11, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
    I do not care very much how you censor or select the reading and talking and thinking of the schoolboy or schoolgirl.
    THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
    And that treatise of Van de Water, the Belgian, on the sublimation of the sub-conscious by the negation of the self-censor.
    HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
    The Government Film Censor interprets his role chiefly as one of guiding parents.
    REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
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