purge, purging, purgationnoun
the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place
"he died in a purge by Stalin"
"Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
clear of a charge
purify, purge, sanctifyverb
make pure or free from sin or guilt
"he left the monastery purified"
cat, puke, make pure, purify, sanctify, chuck, sick, hallow, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, distill, scour, consecrate, upchuck, spew, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, sublimate, bless, honk, flush, regorge
rid of impurities
"purge the water"; "purge your mind"
flush, scour, purgeverb
rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid
"flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
redden, sluice, puke, regorge, honk, sanctify, crimson, vomit up, scour, even out, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, blush, spue, upchuck, abrade, sick, barf, throw up, spew, scrub, be sick, chuck, retch, cat, even, level, flush, purify
vomit, vomit up, purge, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw upverb
eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
"After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
vomit, eruct, vagabond, gag, throw off, scour, range, frame, ramble, ptyalise, put, cat, claxon, ditch, honk, spill, barf, wander, hurtle, sick, stray, rove, swan, roll, cronk, spew out, chuck, toot, puke, throw, cast, ptyalize, redact, spue, beep, be sick, spit, regorge, blare, purify, vomit up, mould, mold, cast off, shake off, upchuck, disgorge, toss, throw away, heave, tramp, sanctify, contrive, drop, draw, flush, spew, hurl, regurgitate, throw up, drift, reproduce, couch, project, retch, pat, roam, shed
excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)
"The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
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How to use purge in a sentence?
China might need to restrict the market access of American companies. But to purge American companies that are already operating in China might be a very bad idea. Those companies generate jobs and revenue for China. Most Apple products are made in China, to do something to harm American firms that are already operating in China would be very stupid.
The Court today declined to issue an injunction on the purge, but expressed that it has a 'serious concern that there needs to be an immediate and accurate interpretation by the state court of HB 316', we share this concern and are exploring additional legal options.
There will be a lot of intimidation from work places onwards, spreading out to schools, to academia, to the legislative council, government offices and so on, i don't think it's possible to have a political purge in Hong Kong but it might become something that we haven’t experienced before in Hong Kong. They may try to blackmail people, to weaken our determination.
Doctors purge the body,ministers the conscience,lawyers the purse.
Many a times in life you may encounter some situations and problems that may lead to make you feel depressed, isolated, frightened or anxious. These are merely some emotions that takes control over your mind and starts feeding you with negative thoughts where you may end up finding yourself completely manipulated by these feelings, which would eventually affect your life. But it's only you who can make yourself happy and sometimes you don't even know what you are capable of, unless you fight and face that particular situation on your own. Thus, embrace your journey, understand your emotions and build a courage to face it. One thing that you need to realize is that it's never an easy journey, and everything that you do may not lead to make you feel happy, pleasant or satisfied. The wisest investment you can do for yourself is to purge yourself away from all those feelings and thoughts which is pulling you back from your goal.
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- Reinigen, Putzen, entschlacken, läutern, säubern, reinwaschen, SäuberungGerman
- purgar, relevar, purga, exonerarSpanish
- puhastama, lahtistamaEstonian
- puhdistus, puhdistaminen, puhdistaa, päästää, oksentaminen, oksentaa, vapauttaaFinnish
- épuration, purge, éliminerFrench
- purgare, epurazioneItalian
- 粛清, パージJapanese
- renvaske, utrenskning, rense, tømme tarmen, kaste opp, brekke segNorwegian
- purga, purgarPortuguese
- чистка, очища́ть, очи́стить, очистка, очищение, чи́ститьRussian
- чи̏стка, čȉstkaSerbo-Croatian
- tehcir, tenkil, siyasal nedenlerle yer degistirtme, tahliyeTurkish
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