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Synonyms for exile
ˈɛg zaɪl, ˈɛk saɪl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exile, expatriate, expat(noun)

    a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country

    "American expatriates"

    Synonyms:
    expatriation, expat, transportation, expatriate, deportee, deportation

  2. exile, deportee(noun)

    a person who is expelled from home or country by authority

    Synonyms:
    expatriation, expat, transportation, expatriate, deportee, deportation

  3. exile, deportation, expatriation, transportation(verb)

    the act of expelling a person from their native land

    "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"

    Synonyms:
    fare, expat, emigration, transport, expatriate, shipping, transportation, deportation, transportation system, transferral, transfer, out-migration, deportee, conveyance, transit, expatriation

  4. expatriate, deport, exile(verb)

    expel from a country

    "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"

    Synonyms:
    deport, expatriate, extradite, behave, comport, conduct, carry, acquit, deliver, bear

Wiktionary

  1. exile(noun)

    Synonyms:
    banish

  2. exile(noun)

    To send into exile.

    Synonyms:
    banishment, banish

  3. exile(noun)

    Synonyms:
    expatriate, expat

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exile

    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, drive out, eject, evict, expatriate, expel, ostracize, oust

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exile(v)

    Synonyms:
    banish, relegate

    Antonyms:
    welcome, reinstate, domesticate, domiciliate

Editors Contribution

  1. internally displaced person

    Submitted by rinat on September 8, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    banishment, expatriation, ostracism, proscription, expulsion (from one's country)

  2. exile(n.)

    Synonyms:
    banished person

  3. exile(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    banish, expatriate, ostracize, proscribe, expel (from one's country)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. exile(n)

    Synonyms:
    banishment, proscription, expatriation

  2. exile(v)

    Synonyms:
    banish, expatriate

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    exiled, banishment, government-in-exile, exiles, denial

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How to use exile in a sentence?

  1. Charlie Hill:

    We had to go into exile so we hijacked a plane.

  2. Edwin Shuker:

    They are not moving back from anywhere; they are simply more comfortable to reveal a Jewish connection, this is the oldest Jewish community in the world that has managed to keep its identity in exile. People who are of Jewish descent have now been more willing to associate themselves with the Jewish heritage.

  3. Kahil Gibran, Spirits Rebellious:

    They have exiled me now from their society and I am pleased, because humanity does not exile except the one whose noble spirit rebels against despotism and oppression. He who does not prefer exile to slavery is not free by any measure of freedom, truth and duty.

  4. Jean Genet:

    Excluded by my birth and tastes from the social order, I was not aware of its diversity. Nothing in the world was irrelevant: the stars on a general's sleeve, the stock-market quotations, the olive harvest, the style of the judiciary, the wheat exchange, flower-beds. Nothing. This order, fearful and feared, whose details were all inter-related, had a meaning: my exile.

  5. Bah Oury:

    It is a great honor for me to be in my country to find men and women who accompanied me during these years of exile and who suffered with me during this isolation.


Translations for exile

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  • نفي, منفىArabic
  • һөргөн, һөрөлгәнBashkir
  • заточение, изгнаник, изгнание, заточеник, заточавамBulgarian
  • bandejament, exiliat, bandejat, exiliar, bandejar, exili, desterrament, desterrarCatalan, Valencian
  • vyhnanství, exilCzech
  • Exilant, ins Exil schicken, Exil, exilierenGerman
  • εξορίζω, εξορία, εξόριστοςGreek
  • ekziliEsperanto
  • exiliado, desterrado, exiliar, exilio, destierro, desterrarSpanish
  • maanpako, karkottaa, [[ajaa]] [[maanpakoon]], maanpakolaisuus, maanpakolainenFinnish
  • exil, exiléFrench
  • ballingWestern Frisian
  • deoraíocht, deoraí, díbir, ionnarbIrish
  • fògarrach, deòradh, eilthireachScottish Gaelic
  • exilio, exiliar, desterro, desterrarGalician
  • joarreeaght, joarreeys, eebyrtagh, fogaragh, eebyrtManx
  • גלות, גולה, הגלהHebrew
  • निर्वासनHindi
  • száműzés, száműz, száműzetés, száműzöttHungarian
  • pengasinganIndonesian
  • esiliato, esiliare, esilio, esuleItalian
  • גלותHebrew
  • 亡命, 追放Japanese
  • ablēgātiōLatin
  • exiléierenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • trimdinieks, izraidīt, trimda, izraidījums, izraidītaisLatvian
  • ballingschap, banneling, verbannenDutch
  • exilado, exilar, desterro, exílio, desterrarPortuguese
  • exil, exilare, exilat, exilaRomanian
  • ссыльный, изгнанник, ссылка, изгнаниеRussian
  • ìzgnanīk, prògnanica, izgnànstvo, prògōnstvo, ìzgnanica, prògnanīkSerbo-Croatian
  • exil, landsförvisaSwedish
  • sürgünTurkish
  • xil, xiläbVolapük

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