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expelled

[ ik-spel ]SEE DEFINITION OF expelled
  • verbdischarge
  • verbthrow out, banish

Synonyms for expelled

  • dislodge
  • drive out
  • evacuate
  • remove
  • belch
  • disgorge
  • ejaculate
  • eruct
  • erupt
  • exhaust
  • exudate
  • exude
  • irrupt
  • pass
  • spew
  • vomit
  • blow out
  • cast out
  • get rid of
  • throw out
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Antonyms for expelled

  • absorb
  • admit
  • allow
  • permit
  • take in
  • welcome
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EXPELLED

Philothea had listened so earnestly, that for a moment all other thoughts were expelled from her mind.

Now I shall be expelled from college and it is all your fault.

We fought with Comanches and Crows, and expelled them from the Land.

As already remarked, the solvent is expelled with cold water.

As they did not belong to the mansion, they were expelled by the two little boys.

There was an explanation and no defence; and Vivian Grey was expelled.

Yes, she felt as if this secret shared by child and friend had expelled her from their lives.

Those already there may be expelled, should the Cantons see fit.

The foul air may be expelled by leaving the place open a sufficient time, or pouring into it a quantity of boiling water.

Expelled from his old fortress, Mr. Wilcox was building a new one.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Latin expellere "drive out," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + pellere "to drive" (see pulse (n.1)). Meaning "to eject from a school" is first recorded 1640s. Related: Expelled; expelling.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EXPELLED

discharged

adjectivedismissed
  • axed
  • canned
  • ejected
  • expelled
  • fired
  • freed
  • furloughed
  • laid-off
  • let go
  • ousted
  • recalled
  • released
  • replaced
  • sacked
  • sent away
  • sent home

punished

adjectivedisciplined
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