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freeze out

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of freeze out

  1. to prevent the participation, consideration, or inclusion of <a housing market that effectively freezes out people of moderate means> Synonyms ban, bar, close out, count (out), debar, eliminate, except, exclude, rule out, shut outRelated Words blackball, blacklist, excommunicate, ostracize; banish, deport, exile, expel, oust, throw out; obviate, preclude, prevent, prohibit; block, hinder, impede, obstruct; cease, discontinue, halt, suspend; deter, stave off, ward (off); check off, disregard; comb (out), weed (out)Near Antonyms accept, embrace, entertain, receive, take in, welcome; unbanAntonyms admit, include




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