censor


censor
cen·sor 1 vt: to examine (as a publication or film) in order to suppress or delete any contents considered objectionable
censor 2 n: one that censors

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

censor
I verb ban, bar, blot out, bowdlerize, cancel, censor, control, control the flow of news, cut, delete, disallow, disapprove, discountenance, dispense with, disqualify, eject, eliminate, enforce censorship, eradicate, erase, exclude, expunge, expurgate, forbid, impose a ban, inhibit, interfere, judge, keep within bounds, leave out, limit, not include, omit, oversee, pass under review, police, preclude, prevent, prevent publication, prohibit, proscribe, quash, refuse, refuse permission, reject, restrain, restrict, review, rub out, scratch out, sift, submerge, supervise communications, suppress, withhold permission associated concepts: censorship, Federal Communications Act II index assessor III index ban, bowdlerize IV index censor V index condemn (ban), constrain (restrain), delete, eliminate (exclude), exclude, expunge, expurgate, forestall, redact, repress, restrict, suppress, withhold

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


censor
n.
A person who examines published media, including print and film, in search of objectionable or offensive content.
v.
To examine published media looking for offensive content and suppressing it when found.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


censor
1 v. To officially inspect books, films, letters, newspapers, and other media or methods of communication in order to suppress them or to delete any portions thereof deemed offensive or objectionable for moral, political, religious, or other reasons.
2 n. A person who censors the media or other methods of communication.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • Censor — Cen sor, n. [L. censor, fr. censere to value, tax.] 1. (Antiq.) One of two magistrates of Rome who took a register of the number and property of citizens, and who also exercised the office of inspector of morals and conduct. [1913 Webster] 2. One …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • CENSOR — Magistratris nomen, apud Romanos, qui morum praefecti, hona in censum redegerunt, Senatores deposuerunt, Principem Senatus creârunt, familiarum inspectores, luxus castigatores, et c. Bini primitus, quorum nnus l atricius, alter ex plebe,… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • censor — |ô| s. m. 1. Funcionário encarregado da censura de obras literárias, artísticas, etc. 2.  [Antigo] [História] Magistrado romano que recenseava a população e zelava pelos bons costumes. • adj. s. m. 3. Que ou aquele que censura. = CENSURADOR,… …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Censor — (lat.), 1) eigentlich Beurtheiler, Schätzer, Taxirer; 2) (röm. Ant.), in Rom waren die Censoren eine der höchsten Staatsbehörden (Magistratus majores), welche die Staatsfinanzen u. das Sittenrichteramt verwalteten; sie wurden früher nur aus… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • censor — Persona que comprueba o evalúa libros, publicaciones periódicas, representaciones, obras de arte, conferencias u otras formas de expresión para suprimir ciertos tipos de información. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud,… …   Diccionario médico

  • censor — censor, ra adjetivo y sustantivo crítico, murmurador, opinante. * * * Sinónimos: ■ interventor, examinador, corrector, dictaminador ■ murmurador, criti …   Diccionario de sinónimos y antónimos


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