HyperDic: expulsion

English > 3 senses of the word expulsion:
NOUNactexpulsion, ejection, exclusion, riddancethe act of forcing out someone or something
actexpulsion, extrusionsqueezing out by applying pressure
actexpulsion, projection, ejection, forcing outthe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting
expulsion > pronunciation
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English > expulsion: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of forcing out someone or something.
Example "the child's expulsion from school"
Synonymsejection, exclusion, riddance
Narrowerbarring, blackballThe act of excluding someone by a negative vote or veto
defenestrationThe act of throwing someone or something out of a window
deportationThe expulsion from a country of an undesirable alien
ostracismThe act of excluding someone from society by general consent
ouster, oustingThe act of ejecting someone or forcing them out
Broaderbanishment, proscriptionrejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
Spanishexclusión, expulsión
Catalanexclusió, expulsió
Verbsexpelforce to leave or move out
expelremove from a position or office
English > expulsion: 3 senses > noun 2, act
Meaningsqueezing out by applying pressure.
Example "the expulsion of pus from the pimple"
Broadersqueeze, squeezingThe act of gripping and pressing firmly
Spanishexpulsión, extrusión
Catalanexpulsió, extrusió
English > expulsion: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting.
Synonymsprojection, ejection, forcing out
Narrowerbelch, belching, burp, burping, eructationA reflex that expels gas noisily from the stomach through the mouth
belchingThe forceful expulsion of something from inside
coughing upThe act of expelling (food or phlegm) by coughing
spit, spitting, expectorationThe act of spitting (forcefully expelling saliva)
vomit, vomiting, emesis, regurgitation, disgorgement, pukingThe reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth
Broaderpropulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
Spanishexpulsión, eyección, proyección
Catalanejecció, expulsió, projecció
Verbsexpeleliminate (a substance)

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