Definition of expell
1. expel [ v ] force to leave or move out
Examples: "He was expelled from his native country"
(John Harnsberger and Robert P. Wilkins,...)
Its people , including Pierre_Bottineau and other American_Fur_Company employees and the refugees from Fort_Garry , were joined by the remaining Scots and Swiss from Fort_Snelling when Major_Joseph_Plympton expelled them from the reservation in May 1840 .Synonyms throw_out expel kick_out Related Terms move banish extradite suspend banish expatriate banish ejection
2. expel [ v ] put out or expel from a place
Examples: "The child was expelled from the classroom"
(Perry Miller "Theodore Parker: Apostasy within Liberalism"...)
Whenever New_England liberalism is reminded of the dramatic confrontation of Parker and the fraternity on January 23 , 1843 - while it may defend the privilege of Chandler_Robbins to demand that Parker leave the Association , while it may plead that Dr._N._L._Frothingham had every warrant for stating , `` The difference between Trinitarians and Unitarians is a difference in Christianity ; the difference between Mr._Parker and the Association is a difference between no Christianity and Christianity '' - despite these supposed conclusive assurances , the modern liberal heaves repeatedly a sigh of relief , of positive thanksgiving , that the Association never quite brought itself officially to expel Parker .Synonyms throw_out eject expel turn_out boot_out exclude turf_out kick_out chuck_out Related Terms move exorcise bounce evict evict show_the_door dislodge ejection
3. expel [ v ] remove from a position or office
Examples: "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"
4. expel [ v ] cause to flee
Examples: "rout out the fighters from their caves"
5. expel [ v ] eliminate, as of bodily substancesSynonyms release discharge eject expel Related Terms shed_blood blow emit excrete spew ovulate abort expectorate fester evacuate ejaculate release expulsion discharge
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