verb (used with object), ex·com·mu·ni·cat·ed, ex·com·mu·ni·cat·ing.
Origin of excommunicate
Examples from the Web for excommunicate
And rather than fight with them, they'll just excommunicate and ignore him, which half of them have already done anyway, probably.
Jewish and world leaders privately asked him to excommunicate Hitler, but he declined to do so.
Moreover, full power was given to the castemen to excommunicate the delinquents, and put them outside the town limits.Castes and Tribes of Southern India|Edgar Thurston
We shall see whether he will excommunicate me, or whether it is I who shall drive him out of the pale of the Church!'The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
I'll kill the madman who dares to excommunicate two royal princes in one breath!Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II|Charlotte Mary Yonge
The King gave you leave to excommunicate the bishops when they were acting by his own order!
But—but—why, you have been threatening to excommunicate me if I dared.What Every Woman Knows|James M. Barrie
adjective (ˌɛkskəˈmjuːnɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt)
noun (ˌɛkskəˈmjuːnɪkɪt, -ˌkeɪt)
Word Origin for excommunicate
early 15c., from Late Latin excommunicatus, past participle of excommunicare (see excommunication). Related: Excommunicated; excommunicating.