Meaning of “exorcize” - Learner’s Dictionary


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

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


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)