write (someone) out of

phrasal verb

wrote (someone) out of; written (someone) out of; writing (someone) out of; writes (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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“Write (someone) out of.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/write%20%28someone%29%20out%20of. Accessed 20 May. 2024.

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