EXPEL: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for EXPEL?

Need another word that means the same as “expel”? Find 30 synonyms and 30 related words for “expel” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Expel” are: discharge, eject, exhaust, release, rout, rout out, boot out, drum out, kick out, oust, throw out, bar, ban, debar, thrust out, push out, turn out, remove, get rid of, banish, exile, deport, evict, expatriate, dismiss, displace, let out, force out, issue, send forth

Expel as a Verb

Definitions of "Expel" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “expel” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Remove from a position or office.
  • Force to leave or move out.
  • Cause to flee.
  • Force (someone) to leave a place.
  • Officially make (someone) leave a school or other organization.
  • Eliminate (a substance.
  • Force out (something), especially from the body.

Synonyms of "Expel" as a verb (30 Words)

banBan from a place of residence as for punishment.
Smoking is banned in this building.
banishExpel, as if by official decree.
Banish gloom.
barFasten something especially a door or window with a bar or bars.
She bolted and barred the door.
boot outKick; give a boot to.
debarExclude or prohibit (someone) officially from doing something.
They were debarred entry to the port.
deportExpel from a country.
He has deported himself with great dignity.
dischargeGo off or discharge.
The bank had failed to discharge its supervisory duties.
dismissTreat as unworthy of serious consideration.
The judge dismissed the case for lack of evidence.
displaceMove (something) from its proper or usual position.
He seems to have displaced some vertebrae.
drum outStudy intensively, as before an exam.
ejectLeave an aircraft rapidly using an ejection seat or capsule.
He put the plane in a nosedive and ejected.
evictExpel or eject without recourse to legal process.
A single mother and her children have been evicted from their home.
exhaustWear out completely.
You should never exhaust bathroom air into your attic.
exileExpel and bar (someone) from their native country, typically for political or punitive reasons.
The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government s actions.
expatriateExpel from a country.
Money found to have been expatriated to Singapore banks.
force outMove with force.
get rid ofEvoke an emotional response.
issueMake out and issue.
The struggles of history issue from the divided heart of humanity.
kick outStop consuming.
let outMake it possible through a specific action or lack of action for something to happen.
oustDrive out or expel (someone) from a position or place.
The word processor has ousted the typewriter.
push outMake publicity for; try to sell (a product.
releaseRelease as from one s grip.
He released the handbrake.
removeRemove from a position or an office.
He removed his children to the countryside.
routCause to flee.
Rout out the fighters from their caves.
rout outDefeat disastrously.
send forthBroadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television.
throw outMake on a potter’s wheel.
thrust outImpose urgently, importunately, or inexorably.
turn outTwist suddenly so as to sprain.

Usage Examples of "Expel" as a verb

  • He was expelled from his native country.
  • She was expelled from school.
  • Eight diplomats were expelled from Norway for espionage.
  • She expelled a shuddering breath.

Associations of "Expel" (30 Words)

abolitionThe act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery.
The abolition of capital punishment.
abolitionismThe doctrine that calls for the abolition of slavery.
abolitionistA person who favours the abolition of a practice or institution, especially capital punishment or (formerly) slavery.
The abolitionist movement.
banishExpel from a community or group.
He was banished from his own country.
cancellationThe act of cancelling; calling off some arrangement.
The show is sold out but check for cancellations.
coupAn unusual or unexpected but successful tactic in card play.
He was overthrown in an army coup.
cutoutA part that is cut out or is intended to be cut out.
deleteRemove (data) from a computer’s memory.
You can use delete to remove a number of lines from your program.
deportExile (a native) to another country.
He was deported for violation of immigration laws.
deposeRemove from office suddenly and forcefully.
He had been deposed by a military coup.
dischargeGo off or discharge.
An application for discharge of a supervision order.
ejectLeave an aircraft rapidly using an ejection seat or capsule.
He was ejected from office in July.
eliminationThe generation of a simple substance as a product in the course of a reaction involving larger molecules.
The treatment promotes the elimination of toxins.
eraseWipe out digitally or magnetically recorded information.
The file has been erased from the hard disk.
evictExpel or eject without recourse to legal process.
The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months.
exciseLevy an excise tax on.
The surgeon excised the tumor.
excludeExpel (a pupil) from school.
The unruly student was excluded from the game.
exclusionThe process of excluding or the state of being excluded.
Exclusions can be added to your policy.
exileA person who is expelled from home or country by authority.
The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government s actions.
expatriateSend (a person or money) abroad.
American expatriates.
expulsionThe act of expelling or projecting or ejecting.
The expulsion of two diplomats from the embassy.
expungeRemove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line.
The kind of man that could expunge an unsatisfactory incident from his memory.
extraditeHand over to the authorities of another country.
They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there.
ghettoA part of a city, especially a slum area, occupied by a minority group or groups.
A middle class ghetto of prosperous professionals.
liquidateSettle the affairs of by determining the debts and applying the assets to pay them off.
Nationalist rivals and critics were liquidated in bloody purges.
manumissionRelease from slavery.
Manumission documents from the Slavery Chancellery.
ostracize(in ancient Greece) banish (an unpopular or overly powerful citizen) from a city for five or ten years by popular vote.
She was declared a witch and ostracized by the villagers.
oustDeprive of or exclude from possession of something.
The reformists were ousted from power.
riddanceThe act of forcing out someone or something.
The new movement emphasized discipline not riddance or punishment as a method of solving the criminal problem.
routA large evening party or reception.
In a matter of minutes the attackers were routed.

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