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Excommunicate

Ex`com`mu´ni`cate
a.1.Excommunicated; interdicted from the rites of the church.
Thou shalt stand cursed and excommunicate.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To put out of communion; especially, to cut off, or shut out, from communion with the church, by an ecclesiastical sentence.
[imp. & p. p. Excommunicated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Excommunicating .]
2.To lay under the ban of the church; to interdict.
Martin the Fifth . . . was the first that excommunicated the reading of heretical books.
- Miltin.
Verb1.excommunicate - exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
Synonyms: curse
Antonyms:
communicate - administer communion; in church
2.excommunicate - oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
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