Definitions for: Expel


[v] eliminate, as of bodily substances
[v] cause to flee
[v] remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
[v] put out or expel from a place; "The child was expelled from the classroom"
[v] as from a country



Webster (1913) Definition: Ex*pel", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expelled, p. pr. & vb.
n.. Expelling.] [L. expellere, expulsum; ex out + pellere
to drive: cf.F. expeller. See Pulse a beat.]
1. To drive or force out from that within which anything is
contained, inclosed, or situated; to eject; as to expel
air from a bellows.

Did not ye . . . expel me out of my father's house?
--Judg. xi. 7.

2. To drive away from one's country; to banish.

Forewasted all their land, and them expelled.
--Spenser.
.

He shall expel them from before you . . . and ye
shall possess their land. --Josh. xxiii.
5.

3. To cut off from further connection with an institution of
learning, a society, and the like; as, to expel a student
or member.

4. To keep out, off, or away; to exclude. ``To expel the
winter's flaw.'' --Shak.

5. To discharge; to shoot. [Obs.]

Then he another and another [shaft] did expel.
--Spenser.
.

Syn: To banish; exile; eject; drive out. See Banish.

Synonyms: boot out, boot out, chuck out, discharge, drum out, eject, eject, exclude, kick out, kick out, oust, release, rout, rout out, throw out, throw out, turf out, turn out

See Also: abort, ban, banish, bar, blackball, bleed, blow, bounce, breathe, bump, cast out, cough out, cough up, debar, defeat, deliver, deport, depose, dislodge, displace, displace, egest, ejaculate, eliminate, emit, eruct, evict, excommunicate, excrete, exile, exorcise, exorcize, expatriate, expectorate, extradite, fester, force out, force out, hemorrhage, maturate, move, move, ostracise, ostracize, overcome, ovulate, pass, pass off, relegate, remove, shed blood, shun, spew, spew out, spit out, spit up, suppurate, surrender, suspend

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