Synonyms of ostracize
excludeDictionary • She is being ostracized by members of her local community.
exclude • The Academy excluded women from its classes.
reject • They are rejecting the values on which Thatcherism was built.
boycott • The main opposition parties are boycotting the elections.
exile • Dante was exiled from Florence in 1302 because of his political activities.
expel • An American academic was expelled from the country yesterday.
banish • He was banished from England.
shun • From that time forward everybody shunned him.
blacklist • the full list of blacklisted airports
excommunicate • In 1656 Spinoza was excommunicated because of his religious views.
blackball • Members can blackball candidates in secret ballots.
give (someone) the cold shoulder
send to Coventry
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• He was banished from England.
blackballIf the members of a club blackball someone, they vote against that person being allowed to join their club.
• Members can blackball candidates in secret ballots.
get rid of,
get rid of,
blacklistIf someone is blacklisted by a government or organization, they are put on a blacklist.
• the full list of blacklisted airports • A government official disclosed that they had secretly been blacklisted.
Thesaurus for ostracize from the Collins English Thesaurus
to exclude or banish (a person) from a particular group, society, etc