Meaning of “exorcize” - Learner’s Dictionary

exorcize

verb [ T ] ( also UK -ise) uk us /ˈeksɔːsaɪz/
SPIRITS

to make evil spirits leave a person or place by saying special prayers and having a special ceremony

MEMORY

to get rid of something such as a bad memory:

She moved to Paris to try to exorcize the past.

(Definition of “exorcize” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)