HyperDic: exile

English > 4 senses of the word exile:
VERBsocialexile, expatriate, deportexpel from a country
NOUNperson exile, expatriate, expata person who is voluntarily absent from home or country
person exile, deporteea person who is expelled from home or country by authority
actexile, deportation, expatriation, transportationthe act of expelling a person from their native land
exile > pronunciation
Soundseh'gzay.l; eh'ksay.l
Rhymesaisle ... worthwhile: 64 rhymes with ayl...
English > exile: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is voluntarily absent from home or country.
Synonymsexpatriate, expat
NarrowerrefugeeAn exile who flees for safety
remittance manAn exile living on money sent from home / home
BroaderabsenteeOne that is absent or not in residence
Spanishexiliado, expatriado
Catalanexiliat, expatriat
English > exile: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who is expelled from home or country by authority.
Synonymdeportee
Broaderforeigner, alien, noncitizen, outlanderA person who comes from a foreign country
Spanishdeportado
Catalandeportat
Adjectivesexilicof or relating to a period of exile (especially the exile of the Jews known as the Babylonian Captivity)
Verbsexileexpel from a country
English > exile: 4 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of expelling a person from their native land.
Example"men in exile dream of hope"
Synonymsdeportation, expatriation, transportation
InstancesBabylonian CaptivityThe deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC
Broaderbanishment, proscriptionrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
Spanishdeportación, exiliado, exilio, expatriación
Catalandeportació, exili, expatriació
Adjectivesexilicof or relating to a period of exile (especially the exile of the Jews known as the Babylonian Captivity)
Verbsexileexpel from a country
English > exile: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningExpel from a country.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
Synonymsexpatriate, deport
Broaderexpel, throw out, kick outForce to leave or move out
OppositerepatriateAdmit back into the country
Spanishdeportar, desterrar, exilar, exiliar, expulsar
Catalandeportar, desterrar, exilar, exiliar
Nounsexilethe act of expelling a person from their native land
exilea person who is expelled from home or country by authority

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