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  1. drive out

    Banish, primarily to put under ban, to compel by authority to leave a place or country, perhaps with restriction to some other place or country. From a country, a person may be banished, exiled, or expatriated; banished from any country where he may happen to be, but expatriated or exiled only from his own. One may expatriate or exile himself; he is banished by others. Banish is a word of wide import; one may banish disturbing thoughts; care may banish sleep. To expel is to drive out with violence or rudeness, and so often with disgrace.

    Synonyms:
    ban, banish, discharge, dislodge, dismiss, eject, evict, exile, expatriate, expel, ostracize, oust

    Preposition:
    Cataline was banished from Rome; John the Apostle was banished to Patmos.

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  1. chase away, drive out, turn back, drive away, dispel, drive off, run offverb

    force to go away; used both with concrete and metaphoric meanings

    "Drive away potential burglars"; "drive away bad thoughts"; "dispel doubts"; "The supermarket had to turn back many disappointed customers"

    Synonyms:
    bolt out, elope, absquatulate, drive off, abscond, hold back, return, go off, rout out, retrovert, arrest, bolt, decamp, waste, invert, rouse, clear out, turn back, xerox, disperse, run out, chase away, make off, drive away, stop, regress, beetle off, expectorate, dissipate, reverse, scatter, photocopy, contain, double back, break up, force out, dispel, revert, backtrack, run off, check

  2. rout out, drive out, force out, rouseverb

    force or drive out

    "The police routed them out of bed at 2 A.M."

    Synonyms:
    excite, drive off, depose, bestir, arouse, expel, gouge, sack, give the axe, dismiss, rout out, agitate, give the sack, wake up, evict, fire, rouse, clear out, turn back, squeeze out, give notice, rout up, displace, drive away, send away, waken, turn on, charge, rout, can, commove, expectorate, squirt, chase away, awaken, crowd out, charge up, force out, dispel, eject, terminate, wake, run off

  3. expectorate, clear out, drive outverb

    clear out the chest and lungs

    "This drug expectorates quickly"

    Synonyms:
    rouse, run off, cough out, chase away, spit up, clear out, clean out, spit out, force out, drive off, drive away, cough up, expectorate, dispel, rout out, turn back

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  1. expulse

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

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  1. drive out

    Synonyms:
    expel, reject, eject, cast out, turn out

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How to use drive out in a sentence?

  1. Steve Crampton:

    The White House proclaimed the pandemicis over, but as the Pentagon just reiterated, the purge continues, as they systematically drive out of the Coast Guard [and all branches of the military] the best and the brightest, like LTJG Stone and our other plaintiffs, meanwhile, they use cookie-cutter form denial letters citing nonsensical excuses for their religiousdiscrimination. For example, they told LTJG Stone that he was not 'worldwide deployable' due to his unvaccinated status, despite the fact that he had just completedfourworldwide deployments, during which time he missed not a single day of work while no less than12%of his fully vaccinated shipmates were quarantined with COVID.

  2. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Darkness cannot drive out darkness only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate only love can do that.

  3. Joe Barton:

    We have the best technology, the best oil and over time we will drive out Russian oil. We will drive out Saudi, Iranian.

  4. Atlanta Police:

    Upon arrival, officers spoke with an employee who stated two males entered the location and destroyed a coin machine with a sledgehammer, once the suspects destroyed the machine, they proceeded to remove the cash box from inside the machine then fled the location in a dark grey in color Malibu with a drive out tag.

  5. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani:

    In Syria, when our first objective is to drive out terrorists and combating terrorists to defeat them, we have no solution other than to strengthen the central authority and the central government of that country as a central seat of power, so I think today everyone has accepted that President Assad must remain so that we can combat the terrorists.


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