write (someone) out of

phrasal verb

Definition of write (someone) out of 

1 : to change a document (such as a will) so that (someone) is not included She wrote her son out of her will.

2 : to remove (a character) from a story by having the character die, disappear, etc. They wrote her character out of the show at the end of the first season.

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