HyperDic: purge

English > 10 senses of the word purge:
VERBsocialpurgeoust politically
communicationpurgeclear of a charge
changepurge, purify, sanctifymake pure or free from sin or guilt
changepurgerid of impurities
changepurge, flush, scourrinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid
bodypurge, vomit, vomit up, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw upeject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
bodypurgeexcrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
NOUNactpurge, purging, purgationthe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
actpurge, purgingan act of removing by cleansing
actpurgean abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
purge > pronunciation
Soundsper'jh
Rhymesconverge ... verge: 16 rhymes with erjh...
English > purge: 10 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge.
Synonymspurging, purgation
NarrowerpurificationThe act of purging of sin or guilt
BroaderclearingThe act of freeing from suspicion
Spanishdepuración, expurgación, purga
Catalandepuració, expurgació
Verbspurgemake pure or free from sin or guilt
purgeclear of a charge
English > purge: 10 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements.
Synonympurging
Narrowercatharsis, katharsis, abreaction(psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions
catharsis, katharsis, purgationpurging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate / stimulate evacuation of the bowels
Broadercleaning, cleansing, cleanupThe act of making something clean
Spanishexpurgación, purgación, purga
Catalanexpurgació, purgació, purga
Verbspurgerid of impurities
purgerinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid
English > purge: 10 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAn abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place.
Example"he died in a purge by Stalin"
Broaderremovaldismissal from office
Spanishpurga
Verbspurgeoust politically
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningoust politically.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
Broaderpersecute, oppressCause to suffer
Oppositerehabilitatereinstall politically
Spanishpurgar
Catalanpurgar
Nounspurgean abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 2, communication
MeaningClear of a charge.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderacquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpatepronounce not guilty of criminal charges
Spanishexonerar, purgar
Catalanfer fora
Nounspurge, purgationthe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningmake pure or free from sin or guilt.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymspurify, sanctify
Narrowerlustratepurify by means of a ritual
spiritualize, spiritualisepurify from the corrupting influences of the world
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishpurificar, santificar
Catalanpurificar, santificar
Nounspurgationa ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites / rites
purgethe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningRid of impurities.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "purge the water"
  • "purge your mind"
Broaderpurify, sublimate, make pure, distillRemove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
Spanishdepurar, limpiar, purgar, purificar
Catalandepurar, purgar, purificar
Nounspurge, purgingan act of removing by cleansing
purgingthe act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningrinse, clean, or empty with a liquid / liquid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "purge the old gas tank"
Synonymsflush, scour
Broaderrinse, rinse offwash off soap or remaining dirt
Catalannetejar
Nounspurgean act of removing by cleansing
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 6, body
MeaningEject the contents of the stomach through the mouth.
PatternSomebody ----s
Example "He purged continuously"
Synonymsvomit, vomit up, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
Broaderexcrete, egest, eliminate, passEliminate from the body
Oppositekeep downmanage not to throw up
Spanisharrojar, devolver, vomitar, vómito
Catalanperbocar, regurgitar, vomitar
English > purge: 10 senses > verb 7, body
Meaningexcrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body).
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
Cause toevacuate, void, emptyexcrete or discharge from the body
Broadertreat, care forProvide treatment for
Adjectivespurgativestrongly laxative
Nounspurgationpurging the body by the use of a cathartic to stimulate / stimulate evacuation of the bowels

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