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Synonyms for purge
pɜrdʒpurge

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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. Nathan Gonzales:

    Democrats took 2016 for granted and didn't believe he could be elected president, but after four years of Donald Trump in the Oval Office, Democratic donors are determined to make sure that he doesn't get a second term, and they are trying to purge Senate Republicans as possible.

  2. Emma Sinclair-Webb:

    It is an unvarnished move for an arbitrary, mass and permanent purge of the civil service, prosecutors and judges, and to close down private institutions and associations without evidence, justification or due process.

  3. Jacqueline Robinson:

    They're essentially the marine equivalent of an island species, the vaquitas' naturally low abundance has allowed them to gradually purge highly deleterious recessive gene variants that might negatively affect their health under inbreeding.

  4. Richard Spencer:

    There is a great purge going on and they are purging people on the basis of their views.

  5. Dianne Feinstein:

    The purge of senior leadership at the Department of Homeland Security is unprecedented and a threat to our national security.


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