Synonyms for blackball

Synonyms for (noun) blackball

Synonyms: barring, blackball

Definition: the act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto

Similar words: ejection, riddance, exclusion, expulsion

Definition: the act of forcing out someone or something

Usage: the ejection of troublemakers by the police; the child's expulsion from school

Synonyms for (verb) blackball

Synonyms: veto, negative, blackball

Definition: vote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent

Usage: The President vetoed the bill

Similar words: oppose, contradict, controvert

Definition: be resistant to

Usage: The board opposed his motion


Synonyms: ban, banish, blackball, shun, cast out, ostracise, ostracize

Definition: expel from a community or group

Similar words: kick out, expel, throw out

Definition: force to leave or move out

Usage: He was expelled from his native country