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To drive out; to expel.
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To put out; force out; expel
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  1. To put out; force out; expel
  2. To prevent from entering; keep out; bar:
  3. To refuse to admit, consider, include, etc.; shut out; keep from entering, happening, or being; reject; bar
To drive away; expel:
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  1. To drive away; expel:
  2. To force to leave a country or place by official decree; exile:
  3. To send or put away; get rid of
To avoid, especially persistently.
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  1. To avoid, especially persistently.
  2. To stay away from; not go to:
  3. To keep away from; avoid scrupulously or consistently, often, specif., as a practice by a group against a co-worker, coreligionist, etc. who has fallen out of favor
To vote against, especially to veto the admission of.
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  1. To vote against, especially to veto the admission of.
  2. To bar or ostracize from social life, a particular profession, etc.
  3. To vote against; esp., to vote against letting (a person) join one's organization
To join together in refusing to deal with, so as to punish, coerce, etc.
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  1. To join together in refusing to deal with, so as to punish, coerce, etc.
  2. To engage in a boycott. See also picketing and strike.
  3. A concerted action by two or more individuals or entities to avoid commercial dealings with a business or to induce others to take the same action. This may include the refusal to work for the business and to purchase or distribute the company’s products. While peaceful boycotts are generally legal, boycotts that use coercion or intimidation to prevent others from dealing with the targeted business are not.
To place on or as if on a blacklist.
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  1. To place on or as if on a blacklist.
  2. To put on a blacklist
To deprive of the right of church membership by ecclesiastical authority.
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  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.
To send into exile; banish:
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  1. To send into exile; banish:
  2. To force (someone) to leave his or her own country, community, etc.; banish
To force or drive out:
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  1. To force or drive out:
  2. To dismiss or send away by authority; deprive of rights, membership, etc.
  3. To remove from membership.
To cause to be alone or apart, as in being inaccessible or unable to move about:
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  1. To cause to be alone or apart, as in being inaccessible or unable to move about:
  2. (Microbiol.) To grow a pure culture of (a microbe), usually as individual colonies on a solid medium
  3. To set apart or cut off from others.
To become separated or distinguished:
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  1. To become separated or distinguished:
  2. To cause (people or institutions, for example) to be separated on the basis of race, sex, religion, or another factor.
  3. To separate or isolate from others or from a main body or group.
To treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore
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  1. To treat with scorn, contempt, disdain, etc.; behave coldly toward; slight or ignore
  2. (Nautical) To check the movement of (a rope or cable running out) by turning it quickly about a post or cleat.
  3. To dismiss, turn down, or frustrate the expectations of.
To refuse to consider or grant; deny:
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  1. To refuse to consider or grant; deny:
  2. To refuse to take, agree to, accede to, use, believe, etc.
  3. To pass over or skip from (a record set by a record changer) without playing
To separate into parts with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
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  1. To separate into parts with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
  2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
  3. To perform:
To vote against; esp., to vote against letting (a person) join one's organization
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  1. To vote against; esp., to vote against letting (a person) join one's organization
  2. To shut out from social or commercial participation; ostracize or boycott.
  3. To bar or ostracize from social life, a particular profession, etc.
To place on or as if on a blacklist.
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  1. To place on or as if on a blacklist.
  2. To put on a blacklist
To refuse to buy, sell, or use
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  1. To refuse to buy, sell, or use
  2. To engage in a boycott. See also picketing and strike.
  3. 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:
To close a door on someone, or to exclude.
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  1. To close a door on someone, or to exclude.
  2. (Sports) To prevent from scoring; to perform a shutout.
To send or put away; get rid of
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  1. To send or put away; get rid of
  2. To force to leave a country or place by official decree; exile:
  3. To exile
To expel from a country:
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  1. To expel from a country:
  2. To expel an illegal alien, or someone whose immigration status has expired or been revoked, to a foreign country. To expel an illegal alien, or someone whose immigration status has expired or been revoked, to a foreign country.
  3. To carry or send away; specif., to force (an alien) to leave a country by official order; expel
To send into exile; banish:
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  1. To send into exile; banish:
  2. To force (someone) to leave his or her own country, community, etc.; banish
To give up residence in one's homeland.
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  1. To give up residence in one's homeland.
  2. (Intransitive) To renounce the rights and liabilities of citizenship where one is born and become a citizen of another country.
  3. To drive (a person) from his or her native land; exile
  1. To remove from membership.
  2. To dismiss or send away by authority; deprive of rights, membership, etc.
  3. To force or drive out:
To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
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  1. To send abroad to a penal colony; deport.
  2. To carry from one place to another, esp. over long distances
  3. To cause to feel strong emotion, especially joy; carry away; enrapture.
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