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Definition of ostracize:

  1. To banish from society; to put under the ban; to cast out from social, political, or private favor; as, he was ostracized by his former friends.
  2. To exile by ostracism; to banish by a popular vote, as at Athens.


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.

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