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Synonyms of ostracize in English:


  • individuals who took such action risked being ostracized by their fellow workers
    exclude, shun, spurn, cold-shoulder, give someone the cold shoulder, reject, repudiate, boycott, blackball, blacklist, cast off, cast out, shut out, avoid, ignore, snub, cut dead, keep at arm's length, leave out in the cold, bar, ban, debar, banish, exile, expel;
    British  send to Coventry;
    North American  disfellowship
    informal freeze out, hand someone the frozen mitt
    British informal blank
    dated cut
    Christianity  excommunicate
    [Antonyms] welcome, accept, befriend, include
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