excommunicate

Part of speech: verb

To cut off from church - membership and communion; exclude; expel.

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Usage examples "excommunicate":

  1. On Christmas next, I shall excommunicate the Pope." - "Hyperion", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  2. What matters it that yonder high- spiced kingdom should excommunicate such as we are? - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  3. Henry marched down on Rome: after a long seige, he took it by assault; and Gregory shut up in the mole of Adrian, continued to excommunicate the conqueror. - "The Power Of The Popes", Pierre Claude François Daunou.