Associations to the word «Censor»


CENSOR, noun. (history) A Roman magistrate, originally a census administrator, by Classical times a high judge of public behavior and morality
CENSOR, noun. An official responsible for the removal of objectionable or sensitive content
CENSOR, noun. One who censures or condemns
CENSOR, noun. (psychology) A hypothetical subconscious agency which filters unacceptable thought before it reaches the conscious
CENSOR, noun. (acronym) Censors Ensure No Secrets Over Radios
CENSOR, verb. (transitive) To review in order to remove objectionable content from correspondence or public media, either by legal criteria or with discretionary powers
CENSOR, verb. (transitive) To remove objectionable content
CENSOR MORUM, noun. A censor of morals.

Dictionary definition

CENSOR, noun. Someone who censures or condemns.
CENSOR, noun. 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.
CENSOR, verb. Forbid the public distribution of ( a movie or a newspaper).
CENSOR, verb. Subject to political, religious, or moral censorship; "This magazine is censored by the government".

Wise words

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