Communicate and Excommunicate


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Communicate verb – Administer Communion; in church.
Excommunicate is an antonym for communicate.
Nearby Words: communication, communicated, communicative, communicating, communicable
Antonyms for Communicate


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Excommunicate verb – Exclude from a church or a religious community.
Usage example: The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner

Communicate is an antonym for excommunicate.
Nearby Words: excommunication, excommunicated, excommunicating
Antonyms for Excommunicate
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Excommunicate or Communicate. 2016. Accessed May 23, 2022.

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