expel

Definitions:

  • To force or drive out.
  • To discharge from or as if from a receptacle.
  • To deprive of membership or rights in an organization; force to leave.
  • To drive or force out or away; send off or away by force or constraint; compel to leave; dismiss forcibly or compulsorily: as, to <internalXref urlencoded="expel">expel</internalXref> air from a bellows or from the lungs; to <em>expel</em> an invader or a traitor from a country; to <em>expel</em> a student from a college, or a member from a club.
  • To exclude; keep out or off.
  • To reject; refuse.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Exile, Exclude</em>, etc. (see <internalXref urlencoded="banish">banish</internalXref>), expatriate, ostracize; eject, dislodge.
  • To drive or force out from that within which anything is contained, inclosed, or situated; to eject.
  • To drive away from one's country; to banish.
  • To cut off from further connection with an institution of learning, a society, and the like.
  • To keep out, off, or away; to exclude.
  • To discharge; to shoot.
  • To <xref>eject</xref> or <xref>erupt</xref>
  • To <xref>fire</xref> (a bullet, arrow etc.).
  • To <xref>remove</xref> from <xref>membership</xref>
  • To <xref>deport</xref>
  • eliminate (a substance)
  • remove from a position or office
  • cause to flee
  • force to leave or move out
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