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[ ik-sklood ]SEE DEFINITION OF exclude

Synonyms for exclude

  • ban
  • bar
  • block
  • boycott
  • eliminate
  • ignore
  • omit
  • ostracize
  • preclude
  • prevent
  • prohibit
  • refuse
  • reject
  • remove
  • rule out
  • suspend
  • bate
  • blackball
  • blacklist
  • bounce
  • debar
  • disallow
  • eject
  • embargo
  • evict
  • except
  • interdict
  • obviate
  • occlude
  • oust
  • proscribe
  • repudiate
  • sideline
  • veto
  • close out
  • count out
  • drive out
  • estop
  • force out
  • get rid of
  • keep out
  • leave out
  • lock out
  • pass over
  • put out
  • refuse admittance
  • set aside
  • shut out
  • shut the door on
  • throw out
  • ward off
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Antonyms for exclude

  • accept
  • add
  • allow
  • approve
  • choose
  • include
  • keep
  • let go
  • open
  • permit
  • ratify
  • sanction
  • support
  • welcome
  • admit
  • help
  • take in
  • incorporate
  • take on
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXCLUDE

It is a matter of course that the one should exclude the other.

The African magician I find it very difficult to exclude from my Wigwam too.

Let us not be supposed to exclude the intellect from a share in every highest office.

We cannot suppose that any one can really mean to exclude all imitation of others.

Now, does happiness consist in pleasures, or does it exclude them?

This has been thought by some to exclude the idea of the woman's power in the family.

No catalogue of American qualities and defects can exclude the trait of individualism.

This was enough, however, to exclude the person from all favour.

But all this does not exclude Fantômas as the guilty person!

After it has stood a proper time to settle, the pure honey is poured into earthen jars, tied down close to exclude the air.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Latin excludere "keep out, shut out, hinder," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + claudere "to close, shut" (see close (v.)). Related: Excluded; excluding.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXCLUDE

ban

verbofficially forbid
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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