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exclude

ex·clude

exclude

 
 
pronunciation:
ihk sklud
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: excluded, excludes, excluding
definition 1: to leave out; omit; keep out.
Why did you exclude the paragraph that explained everything?Our tour of France excludes the Riviera, but we'll be going to the Alps.Non-citizens are excluded from participating in the vote.Why are you excluding your brothers from your party?
synonyms:
except, omit
antonyms:
accept, admit, comprehend, embrace, include, involve
similar words:
bar, eliminate, exile, ostracize, reject, repudiate, rule out, skip
definition 2: to prevent from enjoying ordinary rights or privileges; bar.
The country club formerly excluded minorities.
 
synonyms:
bar, debar, ostracize
similar words:
blackball, blacklist, block, deny, disallow, except, exile, prohibit, refuse, reject, spurn
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