Synonyms for boycott
- cut off
- brush off
- hold aloof from
- ice out
- pass by
- pass up
- shut out
- withhold patronage
Antonyms for boycott
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BOYCOTT
The sanction of the caste rules is in a boycott by all members of the caste.
But in a year they were trembling in the face of that boycott.
The boycott continues, but it is dwindling in intensity and will soon subside.
Indignation meetings were held, and it was determined to boycott the monks.
This may vary from the "cold shoulder" to the complete "boycott."
But should Germany win she will see to it that there is no boycott against her.
The boycott was one which all the military force of the commonwealth was powerless to lift.
The process was first tried upon a Captain Boycott, hence the term.
A conspiracy to boycott is punishable, but boycotting is not in itself an offence.
The labor unions have shown that the boycott is a powerful weapon.
1880, noun and verb, from Irish Land League ostracism of Capt. Charles C. Boycott (1832-1897), land agent of Lough-Mask in County Mayo, who refused to lower rents for his tenant farmers. Quickly adopted by newspapers in languages as far afield as Japanese (boikotto). The family name is from a place in England.