Definition of ostracize:
discard, put away, negative, throw out, eschew, blackball, dispose, toss, throw away, veto, ostracise, dismiss, shut out, banish, cast aside, toss out, discharge, transport, ban, dislodge, chuck out, cast away, cast out, shun, toss away, accept, drive out, censor, fling.
exclude (part of speech: verb)
- cut dead,
- study at banish,
- give the cold shoulder,
- shame (part of speech: verb)
- seclude (part of speech: verb)
- "Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis", H. Irving Hancock.
To such an extent does this hold good, that certain persons are privileged to be vulgar and rude, to say impertinent things and make remarks that would ostracize a less fortunate individual from the polite world for ever; society will only smilingly shrug its shoulders and say: " It is only Mr. So- and- So's way."- "Worldly Ways and Byways", Eliot Gregory.
- "In Her Own Right", John Reed Scott.