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Verb: exclude  iks'klood
  1. Prevent from being included, considered or accepted
    "The bad results were excluded from the report";
    - except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out
  2. Prevent from entering; shut out
    "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country";
    - keep out, shut out, shut
  3. Lack or fail to include
    "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
  4. Disallow membership or entry
    "He was excluded from membership in the club";
    - bar, debar
  5. Put out or expel from a place
    "The unruly student was excluded from the game";
    - eject, chuck out, turf out [Brit, informal], boot out [informal], turn out

Derived forms: excluded, excludes, excluding

Type of: disallow, do away with, eliminate, expel, extinguish, forbid, get rid of, interdict, keep, kick out [informal], lack, miss, nix [N. Amer, informal], prevent, prohibit, proscribe, throw out, veto

Antonym: include, let in

Encyclopedia: Exclude