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excommunicate (v.)

"to cut off by an ecclesiastical sentence either from the sacraments of the church or from all fellowship and intercourse with its members," early 15c., from Late Latin excommunicatus, past participle of excommunicare "put out of the community," in Church Latin "to expel from communion," from ex "out" (see ex-) + communicare "to share, communicate," related to communis "common" (see common (adj.)). Related: Excommunicated; excommunicating.

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Definitions of excommunicate

excommunicate (v.)
exclude from a church or a religious community;
The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner
Synonyms: unchurch / curse
excommunicate (v.)
oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree;
From wordnet.princeton.edu