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Definition 1: the act of expelling a person from their native land - [noun denoting act]

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

  • men in exile dream of hope
  • his deportation to a penal colony
  • the expatriation of wealthy farmers
  • the sentence was one of transportation for life

Synonyms for exile in the sense of this definition

(exile is a kind of ...) rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone

(... is an instance of exile) the deportation of the Jews to Babylonia by Nebuchadnezzar in 586 BC

Definition 2: a person who is expelled from home or country by authority - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for exile in the sense of this definition

(exile is a kind of ...) a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

Definition 3: a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country - [noun denoting person]

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

  • American expatriates

Synonyms for exile in the sense of this definition

(exile is a kind of ...) one that is absent or not in residence

(... is a kind of exile ) an exile who flees for safety

(... is a kind of exile ) an exile living on money sent from home

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

  • The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions

Synonyms for exile in the sense of this definition

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

"He was expelled from his native country"

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