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Synonyms for purge
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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. purge

    Synonyms:
    cleanse, clear, clarify, purify

Princeton's WordNet

  1. purge, purging, purgationnoun

    the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

    Synonyms:
    catharsis, purification, katharsis, purging, purgation

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  2. purge, purgingnoun

    an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

    Synonyms:
    purging, purgation

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  3. purgeverb

    an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place

    "he died in a purge by Stalin"

    Synonyms:
    purging, purgation

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  4. purgeverb

    oust politically

    "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, purify, sanctify, chuck, sick, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, scour, upchuck, spew, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, honk, flush, regorge

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  5. purgeverb

    clear of a charge

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, purify, sanctify, chuck, sick, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, scour, upchuck, spew, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, honk, flush, regorge

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  6. purify, purge, sanctifyverb

    make pure or free from sin or guilt

    "he left the monastery purified"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  7. purgeverb

    rid of impurities

    "purge the water"; "purge your mind"

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, purify, sanctify, chuck, sick, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, scour, upchuck, spew, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, honk, flush, regorge

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  8. flush, scour, purgeverb

    rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid

    "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  9. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

  10. purgeverb

    excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body)

    "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, purify, sanctify, chuck, sick, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, scour, upchuck, spew, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, honk, flush, regorge

    Antonyms:
    rehabilitate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. purgeverb

    Synonyms:
    cleanse, clear, purify, clarify, free from impurity

  2. purgenoun

    Synonyms:
    PURGATIVE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. purgenoun

    Synonyms:
    physic, purgative, cathartic

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How to use purge in a sentence?

  1. Wang Jiangyu:

    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.

  2. Lauren Groh-Wargo:

    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.

  3. Kenneth Chan Ka-lok:

    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.

  4. Proverb:

    Doctors purge the body,ministers the conscience,lawyers the purse.

  5. Prashant Agarwal:

    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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