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Definition 1: eliminate (a substance) - [verb of body]

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

  • combustion products are exhausted in the engine
  • the plant releases a gas

Synonyms for expel in the sense of this definition

(... is a kind of expel ) discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

(... is a kind of expel ) ripen and generate pus

"her wounds are festering"

(... is a kind of expel ) eject or send out in large quantities, also metaphorical

"the volcano spews out molten rocks every day" "The editors of the paper spew out hostile articles about the Presidential candidate"

(... is a kind of expel ) lose blood from one's body

(... is a kind of expel ) eliminate from the body

"Pass a kidney stone"

(... is a kind of expel ) produce and discharge eggs

"women ovulate about once every month"

(... is a kind of expel ) terminate a pregnancy by undergoing an abortion

(... is a kind of expel ) eject semen

(... is a kind of expel ) free of obstruction by blowing air through

"blow one's nose"

(... is a kind of expel ) expel (gases or odors)

Definition 2: cause to flee - [verb of competition]

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

  • rout out the fighters from their caves

Synonyms for expel in the sense of this definition

(expel is a kind of ...) win a victory over

"You must overcome all difficulties" "defeat your enemies" "He overcame his shyness" "He overcame his infirmity" "Her anger got the better of her and she blew up"

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

  • He was expelled from his native country

Synonyms for expel in the sense of this definition

(expel is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of expel ) put out or expel from a place

"The unruly student was excluded from the game"

(... is a kind of expel ) expel from a country

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

(... is a kind of expel ) bar temporarily; from school, office, etc.

(... is a kind of expel ) hand over to the authorities of another country

"They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"

(... is a kind of expel ) expel, as if by official decree

"he was banished from his own country"

(... is a kind of expel ) expel from a community or group

(... is a kind of expel ) ban from a place of residence, as for punishment

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

  • The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds

Synonyms for expel in the sense of this definition

(expel is a kind of ...) remove from a position or an office

(... is a kind of expel ) oust or exclude from a group or membership by decree

(... is a kind of expel ) force to leave (an office)

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