HyperDic: expel

English > 4 senses of the word expel:
VERBsocialexpel, throw out, kick outforce to leave or move out
socialexpel, oust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick outremove from a position or office
competitionexpel, rout, rout outcause to flee
bodyexpel, exhaust, discharge, eject, releaseeliminate (a substance)
expel > pronunciation
Soundsihkspeh'l
RhymesAix-la-Chapelle ... zinfandel / Zinfandel: 95 rhymes with ehl...
English > expel: 4 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningForce to leave or move out.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He was expelled from his native country"
Synonymsthrow out, kick out
Narrowerbanish, relegate, barExpel, as if by official decree
banish, ban, ostracize, ostracise, shun, cast out, blackballExpel from a community or group
banish, banban from a place of residence, as for punishment
eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn output out or expel from a place
expatriate, deport, exileExpel from a country
extradite, deliver, deporthand over to the authorities of another country
suspend, debarbar temporarily
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
Spanishexpeler, expulsar
Catalanexpulsar
Nounsexpulsionthe act of forcing out someone or something
English > expel: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningRemove from a position or office.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsoust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out
Narrowerdepose, force outForce to leave (an office)
excommunicateoust or exclude from a group or membership by decree
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Spanishechar, expeler, expulsar
Catalanexpulsar
Nounsexpulsionthe act of forcing out someone or something
English > expel: 4 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningCause to flee.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsrout, rout out
Broaderget the better of, overcome, defeatwin a victory over
Spanishexpulsar
Catalanexpulsar
English > expel: 4 senses > verb 4, body
MeaningEliminate (a substance).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsexhaust, discharge, eject, release
Narrowerabortterminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion
blowFree of obstruction by blowing air through
ejaculateEject semen
emit, breathe, pass offExpel (gases or odors)
excrete, egest, eliminate, passEliminate from the body
expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit outDischarge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth
fester, maturate, suppurateripen and generate pus
ovulateproduce and discharge eggs
shed blood, bleed, hemorrhageLose blood from one's body
spew, spew out, eructEject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical
Spanishexpeler, expulsar
Catalanexpel·lir, expulsar
Nounsexpellingany of several bodily processes by which substances go out of the body
expulsionthe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting

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