Antonyms of verb excommunicate

1 of 2 senses of excommunicate

Sense 1
excommunicate, unchurch, curse -- (exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner")
       Antonym of communicate (Sense 6)
      => communicate -- (administer Communion; in church)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb excommunicate

2 senses of excommunicate

Sense 1
excommunicate, unchurch, curse -- (exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner")
       => exclude, keep out, shut out, shut -- (prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country")

Sense 2
excommunicate -- (oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree)
       => oust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expel -- (remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds")

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