Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To exclude from fellowship; refuse to have intercourse with: used especially of a person or a church excluded from religious fellowship by formal action.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To exclude from fellowship; to refuse intercourse with, as an associate.

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  • verb transitive To subject to disfellowshipment.

Etymologies

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dis- +‎ fellowship

Examples

  • Also, they do believe in salvation by grace, at least on paper, although they have been accused of not doing so because they can "disfellowship" you for failing to obey their standards of conduct (as if other Christian churches don't do anything similar, like Catholic bishops publicly condemning politicians for supporting abortion and saying that they should be refused communion).

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  • Also, they do believe in salvation by grace, at least on paper, although they have been accused of not doing so because they can "disfellowship" you for failing to obey their standards of conduct (as if other Christian churches don't do anything similar, like Catholic bishops publicly condemning politicians for supporting abortion and saying that they should be refused communion).

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  • But he said he personally contacted the parents of all 17 boys on the list before calling a state meeting of the church to "disfellowship" Dykes, or limit his church involvement, and counseled him to "repent of his errors."

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  • But he said he personally contacted the parents of all 17 boys on the list before calling a state meeting of the church to "disfellowship" Dykes, or limit his church involvement, and counseled him to "repent of his errors."

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  • But he said he personally contacted the parents of all 17 boys on the list before calling a state meeting of the church to "disfellowship" Dykes, or limit his church involvement, and counseled him to "repent of his errors."

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  • But he said he personally contacted the parents of all 17 boys on the list before calling a state meeting of the church to "disfellowship" Dykes, or limit his church involvement, and counseled him to "repent of his errors."

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  • "disfellowship" Dykes, or limit his church involvement, and counseled him to "repent of his errors."

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  • The entry "Broadway Baptist interim pastor reflects on disfellowship from SBC"

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