Meaning of exclude
Pronunciation: (ik-skld'), [key]
— -clud•ed, -clud•ing.
- to shut or keep out; prevent the entrance of.
- to shut out from consideration, privilege, etc.: Employees and their relatives were excluded from participation in the contest.
- to expel and keep out; thrust out; eject: He was excluded from the club for infractions of the rules.
- exclude (Thesaurus)