1. [syn: excommunicate, unchurch, curse]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Unchurch \Un*church"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + church.]
1. To expel, or cause to separate, from a church; to
excommunicate. --Sir M. Hale.
2. To deprive of the character, privileges, and authority of
a church. --South.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
v 1: exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay
priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
[syn: excommunicate, unchurch, curse] [ant: