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Definition 1: prevent from being included or considered or accepted - [verb of cognition]

Samples where exclude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The bad results were excluded from the report
  • Leave off the top piece

Synonyms for exclude in the sense of this definition

(exclude is a kind of ...) terminate, end, or take out

"Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics" "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs" "eliminate my debts"

(... is a kind of exclude ) leave or strike out

"This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant"

Definition 2: prevent from entering; keep out - [verb of communication]

Samples where exclude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He was barred from membership in the club

Synonyms for exclude in the sense of this definition

(exclude is a kind of ...) command against

"I forbid you to call me late at night" "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store" "Dad nixed our plans"

Definition 3: put out or expel from a place - [verb of contact]

Samples where exclude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The unruly student was excluded from the game

Synonyms for exclude in the sense of this definition

(exclude is a kind of ...) force to leave or move out

"He was expelled from his native country"

(... is a kind of exclude ) expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process

"The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"

(... is a kind of exclude ) expel or eject without recourse to legal process

"The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."

(... is a kind of exclude ) ask to leave

"I was shown the door when I asked for a raise"

(... is a kind of exclude ) eject from the premises

"The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"

(... is a kind of exclude ) expel through adjuration or prayers

"exorcise evil spirits"

Samples where exclude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The trees were shutting out all sunlight
  • This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country

Synonyms for exclude in the sense of this definition

(exclude is a kind of ...) stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

"We must prevent the cancer from spreading" "His snoring kept me from falling asleep" "Keep the child from eating the marbles"

(... is a kind of exclude ) exclude from a church or a religious community

"The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"

(... is a kind of exclude ) prevent employees from working during a strike

(... is a kind of exclude ) avoid speaking to or dealing with

"Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me"

Definition 5: lack or fail to include - [verb of stative]

Samples where exclude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages

(exclude is a kind of ...) be without

"This soup lacks salt" "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"

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