freeze out (third-person singular simple present freezes out, present participle freezing out, simple past froze out, past participle frozen out)
- To forcibly remove or exclude.
- The first step in freezing out competitors is to create a superior product.
- After finding out her horrible secret, the son froze his mother out of his life.
- R. F. Foster
- It is sometimes a long time before a player who is frozen out can get into a game again.