What are some alternative words for expel?

Synonyms for expel
ɪkˈspɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. expel, throw out, kick out(verb)

    force to leave or move out

    "He was expelled from his native country"

    Synonyms:
    toss, throw out, cast out, boot out, fling, throw away, cast away, discharge, release, chuck out, toss out, dispose, exhaust, rout, put away, dismiss, oust, advance, cast aside, kick out, drum out, rout out, toss away, discard, eject

  2. oust, throw out, drum out, boot out, kick out, expel(verb)

    remove from a position or office

    "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds"

    Synonyms:
    rout, exhaust, turf out, toss, throw out, cast out, boot out, fling, discharge, cast away, turn out, release, chuck out, toss out, dispose, dismiss, exclude, throw away, oust, advance, cast aside, kick out, rout out, drum out, put away, toss away, discard, eject

  3. rout, rout out, expel(verb)

    cause to flee

    "rout out the fighters from their caves"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, boot out, spread-eagle, rouse, drive out, discharge, release, force out, eject, exhaust, rout, root, rout up, oust, spreadeagle, rootle, kick out, drum out, rout out, gouge

  4. exhaust, discharge, expel, eject, release(verb)

    eliminate (a substance)

    "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas"

    Synonyms:
    unload, exhaust, let go, eat up, muster out, dispatch, complete, go off, wash up, eat, boot out, assoil, release, beat, tire, unloose, empty, resign, drop off, unblock, play out, put out, liberate, use up, fire, turf out, tucker out, relinquish, unloosen, squeeze out, bring out, throw out, let go of, squirt, run through, oust, exculpate, give up, chuck out, exclude, set down, clear, secrete, publish, put down, wipe out, unfreeze, acquit, kick out, drum out, rout out, turn out, force out, drop, rout, discharge, run down, exonerate, free, tucker, sap, turn, eject, consume, deplete, issue, loose

Wiktionary

  1. expel(verb)

    Antonyms:
    impel

  2. expel(verb)

    Antonyms:
    impel

  3. expel(verb)

    Antonyms:
    impel

  4. expel(verb)

    Antonyms:
    impel

  5. expel(verb)

    Antonyms:
    impel

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. expel

    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, exile, expatriate, ostracize, oust

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

Editors Contribution

  1. emanated

    intransitive verb : to come out from a source transitive verb : emit

    she seems to emanate an air of serenity a sweet scent emanating from the blossoms

    Submitted by WilliamRP1988 on March 15, 2020  
  2. expulse

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. expel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    eject, dislodge, drive out, force away

  2. expel(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    banish, exile, expatriate, ostracize, proscribe

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. expel(v)

    Synonyms:
    eject, drive out, ostracize, banish, proscribe, exile, excommunicate, discharge, void, eject, evacuate, exclude, remove, dismiss

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    deport, eject, expels, evict, expulsion, expelling, expelled, dismissing, deports, oust, dismiss, remove

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How to use expel in a sentence?

  1. Joseph Breham:

    Authorities were planning to expel them by boat via Tangiers, but when they protested they finally put them on a plane from Rabat airport on Thursday morning.

  2. Mike Pompeo:

    In Syria, the United States will use diplomacy and work with our partners to expel every last Iranian boot.

  3. Chris Tyler-Smith:

    They made big efforts to expel them, and succeeded after a couple of hundred years.

  4. Warren Strobel:

    It's a tough fight. We said a year ago that we expected this fight to expel ISIL from Iraq to be a fight that takes years, with an 's'. Years, iSIL has lost well over 25 percent of the territory that they held at the height of their incursion into Iraq. We have destroyed thousands of pieces of equipment.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Hitler didn't want to exterminate the Jews at the time, he wanted to expel the Jews, and Haj Amin al-Husseini went to Hitler and said, 'If you expel them, they'll all come here.' -- 'So what should I do with them?' Hitler asked the mufti, who responded: 'Burn them.'.


Translations for expel

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • изхвърлям, изключвам, изгонвамBulgarian
  • expel·lirCatalan, Valencian
  • vypudit, vyloučit, vyhostitCzech
  • verjagen, deportieren, ausweisen, abschieben, verbannenGerman
  • forpeliEsperanto
  • expulsar, expelerSpanish
  • erottaa, poistaaFinnish
  • expulser, déporterFrench
  • fògairScottish Gaelic
  • kizárHungarian
  • espellereItalian
  • 出す, 追い出す, 追放, 放り出すJapanese
  • verdrijven, verjagenDutch
  • expelir, expulsarPortuguese
  • выслать, выталкивать, вытолкнуть, извергать, исключить, депортировать, высылать, выбрасывать, выбросить, извергнуть, исключатьRussian
  • çıkarmak, afarozlamak, kovmak, sınırdışı etmek, sürmekTurkish

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