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Another word for ostracize

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Verb
  1. To exclude from normal social or professional activities

    See also:

    accept

  2. To force to leave a country or place by official decree

      1. To move or carry (goods, for example) from one place to another; convey.
      2. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
      3. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
      1. To force or drive out:
      2. To discharge from or as if from a receptacle:
      3. To deprive of membership or rights in an organization; force to leave:
      1. To send into exile:
      2. To remove (oneself) from residence in one's native land.
      3. To give up residence in one's homeland.
      1. The condition or period of being forced to live away from one's native country or home, especially as a punishment.
      2. The condition or period of self-imposed absence from one's country or home:
      3. One who lives away from one's native country, whether because of expulsion or voluntary absence.
      1. To expel from a country:
      2. To behave or conduct (oneself) in a given manner; comport.
      1. To force to leave a country or place by official decree; exile:
      2. To drive away; expel:
    See also:

    accept

Another word for ostracize

Verb
      1. To penetrate with a sharp edge; strike a narrow opening in.
      2. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      3. To sever the edges or ends of; shorten:
      1. To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
      2. To refuse to consider or grant; deny:
      3. To turn down (an applicant, as for a job); refuse to accept.
      1. To ignore or behave coldly toward; slight.
      2. To dismiss, turn down, or frustrate the expectations of.
      3. To check the movement of (a rope or cable running out) by turning it quickly about a post or cleat.
      1. To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group.
      2. To cause (people or institutions, for example) to be separated on the basis of race, sex, religion, or another factor.
      3. To become separated or distinguished:
      1. To cause to be alone or apart, as in being inaccessible or unable to move about:
      2. To place in quarantine.
      3. To cause to become socially or politically unengaged or ostracized:
      1. To force or drive out:
      2. To discharge from or as if from a receptacle:
      3. To deprive of membership or rights in an organization; force to leave:
      1. The condition or period of being forced to live away from one's native country or home, especially as a punishment.
      2. The condition or period of self-imposed absence from one's country or home:
      3. One who lives away from one's native country, whether because of expulsion or voluntary absence.
      1. To deprive of the right of church membership by ecclesiastical authority.
      2. To exclude by or as if by decree from membership or participation in a group.
      3. A person who has been excommunicated.
      1. A list of persons or organizations that have incurred disapproval or suspicion or are to be boycotted or otherwise penalized.
      2. To place on or as if on a blacklist.
      1. To abstain from or act together in abstaining from using, buying, dealing with, or participating in as an expression of protest or disfavor or as a means of coercion:
      2. The act or an instance of boycotting.
      1. A negative vote, especially one that blocks the admission of an applicant to an organization.
      2. A small black ball used as a negative ballot.
      3. To vote against, especially to veto the admission of.
      1. To avoid using, accepting, engaging in, or partaking of:
      2. To refuse to accept socially; avoid having social contact with:
      3. To stay away from; not go to:
      1. To force to leave a country or place by official decree; exile:
      2. To drive away; expel:
      1. To prevent from entering; keep out; bar:
      2. To prevent from being included, considered, or accepted; reject:
      3. To put out; expel.