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expel

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Verb (usu participle)
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ex=pel
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3 in 3 verses (in OT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

expelv. t. [L. expellere, expulsum; ex out + pellere to drive: cf.F. expeller. See Pulse a beat.].
  •  To drive or force out from that within which anything is contained, inclosed, or situated; to eject; as, to expel air from a bellows.  [1913 Webster]
    "Did not ye . . . expel me out of my father's house?"  [1913 Webster]
  •  To drive away from one's country; to banish.  [1913 Webster]
    "Forewasted all their land, and them expelled."  [1913 Webster]
    "He shall expel them from before you . . . and ye shall possess their land."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To cut off from further connection with an institution of learning, a society, and the like; as, to expel a student or member.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To keep out, off, or away; to exclude.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To discharge; to shoot.  [1913 Webster]
    "Then he another and another [shaft] did expel."
Syn. -- To banish; exile; eject; drive out. See Banish.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

expel, v.tr. (expelled, expelling) (often foll. by from)
1 deprive (a person) of the membership of or involvement in (a school, society, etc.).
2 force out or eject (a thing from its container etc.).
3 order or force to leave a building etc.

Derivative
expellable adj. expellee n. expellent adj. expeller n.
Etymology
ME f. L expellere expuls- (as EX-(1), pellere drive)

THESAURUS

expel

abrupt, abstract, alienate, assign, ban, banish, bar, belch, blackball, blow, blow off, blow out, boot, boot out, bounce, break, breathe, breathe hard, breathe in, breathe out, bump, bust, can, carry over, cashier, cast, cast forth, cast off, cast out, chuck, chuck out, clear, clear away, clear out, clear the decks, communicate, consign, cough, cut, cut adrift, cut off, cut out, debar, debouch, decant, deconsecrate, defenestrate, defrock, degrade, delete, deliver, demote, depart, deplume, deport, depose, deprive, dethrone, detrude, diffuse, disarticulate, disbar, discard, discharge, disconnect, discrown, disembogue, disemploy, disengage, disenthrone, disfellowship, disgorge, disjoin, disjoint, dislodge, dismiss, displace, displume, dispose of, dispossess, disseminate, dissociate, disunite, divide, divorce, drive out, drum out, ejaculate, eject, elide, eliminate, eradicate, eruct, erupt, estrange, evict, exclude, excommunicate, exhale, exhaust, exile, expatriate, expire, export, extradite, extravasate, extrude, fire, force out, fugitate, furlough, gasp, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give, give the ax, give the gate, give the hook, gulp, hack, hand forward, hand on, hand over, heave out, hiccup, huff, impart, import, inhale, inspire, irrupt, isolate, jet, jettison, junk, kick, kick downstairs, kick out, kick upstairs, lag, lay off, leave, let go, let out, liquidate, make over, make redundant, maroon, metastasize, metathesize, obtrude, ostracize, oust, outlaw, outpour, overthrow, pant, part, pass, pass on, pass over, pass the buck, pension, pension off, perfuse, pick out, pour, pour forth, pour out, proscribe, puff, pull away, pull back, pull out, purge, push out, put out, read out of, reject, relay, release, relegate, remove, remove from office, replace, respire, retire, root out, root up, rusticate, sack, segregate, send away, send down, send forth, send out, send to Coventry, separate, separate forcibly, sequester, set apart, set aside, show the door, shut off, sigh, sneeze, sniff, sniffle, snore, snort, snub, snuff, snuffle, spew, split, spout, spread, spurn, spurt, squirt, stand aloof, stand apart, stand aside, step aside, strike off, strike out, strip, strip of office, strip of rank, subtract, superannuate, surplus, suspend, switch, throw away, throw off, throw out, throw over, throw overboard, thrust out, toss out, transfer, transfer property, transfuse, translate, translocate, transmit, transplace, transplant, transport, transpose, turn off, turn out, turn over, unchurch, uncouple, unfrock, unsaddle, unseat, unthrone, unyoke, weed out, wheeze, withdraw

ROGET THESAURUS

expel

Punishment

VB punish, chastise, chasten, castigate, correct, inflict punishment, administer correction, deal retributive justice, cowhide, lambaste, visit upon, pay, pay out, serve out, do for, make short work of, give a lesson to, serve one right, make an example of, have a rod in pickle for, give it one, strike, deal a blow to, administer the lash, smite, slap, slap the face, smack, cuff, box the ears, spank, thwack, thump, beat, lay on, swinge, buffet, thresh, thrash, pummel, drub, leather, trounce, sandbag, baste, belabor, lace, lace one's jacket, dress, dress down, give a dressing, trim, warm, wipe, tund, cob, bang, strap, comb, lash, lick, larrup, wallop, whop, flog, scourge, whip, birch, cane, give the stick, switch, flagellate, horsewhip, bastinado, towel, rub down with an oaken towel, rib roast, dust one's jacket, fustigate, pitch into, lay about one, beat black and blue, beat to a mummy, beat to a jelly, give a black eye, tar and feather, pelt, stone, lapidate, masthead, keelhaul, execute, bring to the block, bring to the gallows, behead, decapitate, guillotine, decollate, hang, turn off, gibbet, bowstring, hang draw and quarter, shoot, decimate, burn, break on the wheel, crucify, empale, impale, flay, lynch, electrocute, gas, send to the gas chamber, torture, put on, put to the rack, picket, banish, exile, transport, expel, ostracize, rusticate, drum out, dismiss, disbar, disbench, strike off the roll, unfrock, post, suffer, suffer for, suffer punishment, be flogged, be executed, suffer the ultimate penalty, be hanged, come to the gallows, mount the gallows, swing, twist in the wind, dance upon nothing, die in one's shoes, be rightly served, be electrocuted, fry, ride the lightning, face the firing squad.

Disrepute

VB be inglorious, incur disgrace, have a bad name, earn a bad name, put a halter round one's neck, wear a halter round one's neck, disgrace oneself, expose oneself, play second fiddle, lose caste, pale one's ineffectual fire, recede into the shade, fall from one's high estate, keep in the background, be conscious of disgrace, look blue, look foolish, look like a fool, cut a poor figure, cut a sorry figure, laugh on the wrong side of the mouth, make a sorry face, go away with a flea in, one's ear, slink away, cause shame, shame, disgrace, put to shame, dishonor, throw dishonor upon, cast dishonor upon, fling dishonor upon, reflect dishonor upon, be a reproach, to, derogate from, tarnish, stain, blot sully, taint, discredit, degrade, debase, defile, beggar, expel, impute shame to, brand, post, stigmatize, vilify, defame, slur, cast a slur upon, hold up to shame, send to Coventry, tread under foot, trample under foot, show up, drag through the mire, heap dirt upon, reprehend, bring low, put down, snub, take down a peg, take down a peg lower, take down a peg or two, obscure, eclipse, outshine, take the shine out of, throw into the shade, cast into the shade, overshadow, leave in the background, put in the background, push into a corner, put one's nose out of joint, put out, put out of countenance, upset, throw off one's center, discompose, disconcert, put to the blush.

Propulsion

VB propel, project, throw, fling, cast, pitch, chuck, toss, jerk, heave, shy, hurl, flirt, fillip, dart, lance, tilt, ejaculate, jaculate, fulminate, bolt, drive, sling, pitchfork, send, send off, let off, fire off, discharge, shoot, launch, release, send forth, let fly, put in orbit, send into orbit, launch into orbit dash, put in motion, set in motion, set agoing, start, give a start, give an impulse to, impel, trundle, expel, carry one off one's legs, put to flight.

Ejection

VB give exit, give vent to, let out, give out, pour out, squeeze out, send out, dispatch, despatch, exhale, excern, excrete, embogue, secrete, secern, extravasate, shed, void, evacuation, emit, open the sluices, open the floodgates, turn on the tap, extrude, detrude, effuse, spend, expend, pour forth, squirt, spirt, spurt, spill, slop, perspire, breathe, blow, tap, draw off, bale out, lade out, let blood, broach, eject, reject, expel, discard, cut, send to coventry, boycott, chasser, banish, bounce, fire, fire out, throw, throw out, throw up, throw off, throw away, throw aside, push, throw out, throw off, throw away, throw aside, shovel out, shovel away, sweep out, sweep away, brush off, brush away, whisk off, whisk away, turn off, turn away, send off, send away, discharge, send adrift, turn adrift, cast adrift, turn out, bundle out, throw overboard, give the sack to, send packing, send about one's business, send to the right about, strike off the roll, turn out neck and heels, turn out head and shoulders, turn out neck and crop, pack off, send away with a flea in the ear, send to Jericho, bow out, show the door to, turn out of doors, turn out of house and home, evict, oust, unhouse, unkennel, dislodge, unpeople, dispeople, depopulate, relegate, deport, empty, drain to the dregs, sweep off, clear off, clear out, clear away, suck, draw off, clean out, make a clean sweep of, clear decks, purge, embowel, disbowel, disembowel, eviscerate, gut, unearth, root out, root up, averuncate, weed out, get out, eliminate, get rid of, do away with, shake off, exenterate, vomit, throw up, regurgitate, spew, puke, keck, retch, heave, upchuck, chuck up, barf, belch out, cast up, bring up, be sick, get sick, worship the porcelain god, disgorge, expectorate, clear the throat, hawk, spit, sputter, splutter, slobber, drivel, slaver, slabber, eructate, drool, unpack, unlade, unload, unship, offload, break bulk, dump, be let out, spew forth, erupt, ooze.

Learning

VB learn, acquire knowledge, gain knowledge, receive knowledge, take in knowledge, drink in knowledge, imbibe knowledge, pick up knowledge, gather knowledge, get knowledge, obtain knowledge, collect knowledge, glean knowledge, glean information, glean learning, acquaint oneself with, master, make oneself master of, make oneself acquainted with, grind, cram, get up, coach up, learn by heart, learn by rote, read, spell, peruse, con over, pore over, thumb over, wade through, dip into, run the eye over, run the eye through, turn over the leaves, study, be studious, burn the midnight oil, consume the midnight oil, mind one's book, cram, go to school, go to college, go to the university, matriculate, serve an apprenticeship, serve one's apprenticeship, serve one's time, learn one's trade, be informed, be taught, drop out, leave school, quit school, graduate, transfer, take a leave, dismiss, expel, kick out of school, flunk out, be dismissed.


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