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See definition of exile on Dictionary.com
  • noundeportation from a place
  • nounperson deported from a place
  • verbdeport from place

synonyms for exile

  • banishment
  • diaspora
  • dispersion
  • displacement
  • exclusion
  • expatriation
  • expulsion
  • extradition
  • migration
  • ostracism
  • proscription
  • relegation
  • scattering
  • separation
See also synonyms for: exiled
  • expatriate
  • fugitive
  • refugee
  • deportee
  • DP
  • nonperson
  • outcast
  • outlaw
  • displaced person
  • émigré
  • expellee
  • person without country

antonyms for exile

MOST RELEVANT
  • inclusion
  • welcoming
    • allow
    • hold
    • keep
    • permit
    • welcome
    • import
    • take in
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    How to use exile in a sentence

    It’s a story about Ireland and exile and carrying the ghosts of family and home through time.
    GABRIEL BYRNE’S ‘WALKING WITH GHOSTS’ IS A REVELATION IN UNEXPECTED WAYSKEITH DONOHUEJANUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    Michael then abandoned his profession and left the country, heading for England and a life of permanent, hopefully peaceful, exile.
    ‘EDDIE’S BOY,’ BY THOMAS PERRY, CONTINUES THE SAGA OF A RETIRED HIT MAN WHO CAN’T ESCAPE HIS PASTBILL SHEEHANNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    That fear has been significantly reduced since Gammeh’s defeat and subsequent exile.
    THE LATEST HUB OF POLITICAL HUMOR: GAMBIACHARU KASTURINOVEMBER 24, 2020OZY
    Some exiles who used their wits to enter America were collaborators, even war criminals.
    THEY SURVIVED WORLD WAR II — BUT WERE LEFT STRANDED IN GERMANYSTEVEN ROBERTSOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    For one, they’re without their head coach-in-exile, Dan Hughes, after he wasn’t approved, for medical reasons, to enter the bubble.
    THE SEATTLE STORM HAVE BEEN HERE BEFORE. CAN THE LAS VEGAS ACES BREAK THROUGH?HOWARD MEGDALOCTOBER 2, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
    The foster-child remained behind to share the hut of the political exile.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    The exile and the maiden, in short, fell in love with each other, and they mutually vowed never to be parted but by force.
    THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
    He accordingly betook himself to London, where he had social resources which would, perhaps, make exile endurable.
    CONFIDENCEHENRY JAMES
    He never returned, but died in England on June 3, 1780, an unhappy and a homesick exile from the country which he loved.
    THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
    The exile too, far from home and kindred smokes on as he muses of happier hours gone never to return.
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