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Synonyms for ostracize
ˈɒs trəˌsaɪzos·tra·cize

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ostracize

    Banish, primarily to put under ban, to compel by authority to leave a place or country, perhaps with restriction to some other place or country. From a country, a person may be banished, exiled, or expatriated; banished from any country where he may happen to be, but expatriated or exiled only from his own. One may expatriate or exile himself; he is banished by others. Banish is a word of wide import; one may banish disturbing thoughts; care may banish sleep. To expel is to drive out with violence or rudeness, and so often with disgrace.

    Synonyms:
    ban, banish, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, drive out, eject, evict, exile, expatriate, expel, oust

    Preposition:
    Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackballverb

    expel from a community or group

    Synonyms:
    veto, toss, relegate, cast out, toss out, fling, eschew, blackball, banish, chuck out, dispose, ban, throw away, bar, censor, cast away, ostracise, cast aside, throw out, negative, put away, toss away, discard, shun

  2. ostracize, ostraciseverb

    avoid speaking to or dealing with

    "Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me"

    Synonyms:
    ostracise, cast out, ban, shun, banish, blackball

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  1. ostracizeverb

    Synonyms:
    banish, exile, put under the ban

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How to use ostracize in a sentence?

  1. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    YOU CANNOT REFORM A SYSTEM THAT WAS DESIGNED TO OSTRACIZE AND MARGINALIZE A CERTAIN CLASS OF PEOPLE i.e THE POOR. IT WAS A SYSTEM FATALLY FLAWED AND DESIGNED AS REPRESSIVE AB INITIO! IT IS SELECTIVELY GENOCIDAL, AND ITS LAWS MUST BE DISOBEYED.

  2. Larry Hogan:

    I've said that this is a four-year battle for the soul of Republican Party. We've got another election coming up next year in 2022. Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan know, I think it was a mistake. Liz Cheney is a solid conservative New York Republican... and to ostracize somebody, remove them from their leadership position, is crazy.

  3. Actress Chloe Grace Moretz:

    I’ve had a younger male lead ostracize me and bring up fake issues just to try and put me in my place, and make things up to the director … things that are crazy, things that I would never do, unprofessional things that would make no sense.


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