Crossword clues for expel
- Put out of school, former student lurks outside gym
- Boot out former Brazilian player unable to finish
- Banish text spelt without using cases
- Run out
- Toss out of school
- Give the boot
- Give the heave-ho
- Give the boot to
- Drum out
- More than suspend, as from school
- Kick out for good
- Banish from school
- Banish (undesirable alien?)
- Suspend permanently
- Punish, as a principal might
- Not just suspend
- More than just suspend
- Kick out, as of school
- Dismiss (pupil)
- Dismiss (from college)
- Cut off from membership
- Ban (pupil) from attending school
- Academically banish
- Throw out
- Send packing
- Remove forcibly
- Boot out
- Oust, as from school
- Dismiss from school
- Drive out by force
- Cough up
- Kick out of school permanently
- Discharge in disgrace
- Oust from school
- Force out
- Take action against a disruptive student
- Get rid of old car that won't start
- Get rid of former PM, half-heartedly
- Chuck out extremely expensive laptop initially fitted with outdated OS
- One way to apply a finish to education
- Old skin almost cast out
- Remove from membership
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Expel \Ex*pel"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Expelled, p. pr. & vb. n.. Expelling.] [L. expellere, expulsum; ex out + pellere to drive: cf.F. expeller. See Pulse a beat.]
To drive or force out from that within which anything is contained, inclosed, or situated; to eject; as, to expel air from a bellows.
Did not ye . . . expel me out of my father's house?
--Judg. xi. 7.
To drive away from one's country; to banish.
Forewasted all their land, and them expelled.
He shall expel them from before you . . . and ye shall possess their land.
--Josh. xxiii. 5.
To cut off from further connection with an institution of learning, a society, and the like; as, to expel a student or member.
To keep out, off, or away; to exclude. ``To expel the winter's flaw.''
To discharge; to shoot. [Obs.]
Then he another and another [shaft] did expel.
Syn: To banish; exile; eject; drive out. See Banish.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
vb. 1 To eject or erupt. 2 (context obsolete English) To fire (a bullet, arrow etc.). 3 To remove from membership.
Usage examples of "expel".
It was not until adult life that from an abscess of the groin was expelled what remained of the spelling-book that had been driven into the abdomen during boyhood.
While Constantius gave laws to the Barbarians beyond the Danube, he distinguished, with specious compassion, the Sarmatian exiles, who had been expelled from their native country by the rebellion of their slaves, and who formed a very considerable accession to the power of the Quadi.
And how can he in good conscience just rip off, swallow, digest and expel as his what an alumnus with a streaked orange face and removable hair has clearly seen first herself?
The somnolent Amar stirred, staggered to their feet and joined him in the blue mist, snuffing up smoke greedily, expelling it, sucking in more, till they all were reeling, the sap-smoke sending them higher than the quantities of pika-beer in their bellies.
Then the high priest asserted his authority and expelled Argan from the priesthood.
Think you, Donald, Bedel of the Warrens, that we can expel them with claidheammors and carbines?
Those who had reached the foremost position were immediately expelled or captured, or killed where they stood, by the Boche counter attack next morning.
House of Commons was expelled for bribery, and the great Marlborough could not clear his character from pecuniary dishonesty, there was much corruption in the highest official quarters.
He expelled the air from his lungs and buckled his knees, pulling as hard as he could.
Though he expelled thousands from their homes in Cisalpine Gaul, in order to give their farms to his soldiers, they still clamored for more.
Free Grace Believers were expelled from the Massachusetts Colony, and, after sundry peregrinations, settled at last in the Providence Plantations, upon Pick-a-Neck-a-Sock Point, coadjacent to the town of New Hope.
When he had gone away my neighbour seemed inclined to be more communicative, and informed me that Nina was a dancer whom the Count de Ricla, the Viceroy of Barcelona, was keeping for some weeks at Valentia, till he could get her back to Barcelona, whence the bishop of the diocese had expelled her on account of the scandals to which she gave rise.
While his majesty was thus discoursing with Jones, a sudden uproar arose in the barn, and as it seems upon this occasion:- the courtesy of these people had by degrees removed all the apprehensions of Partridge, and he was prevailed upon not only to stuff himself with their food, but to taste some of their liquors, which by degress entirely expelled all fear from his composition, and in its stead introduced much more agreeable sensations.
House exercises a judicial function, as in judging of elections or determining whether a member should be expelled, it is clearly entitled to compel the attendance of witnesses to disclose the facts upon which its action must be based.
Wit, cheerfulness, decent manners, attended our delightful party, and did not expel the gaiety and the merry jests with which a Frenchman knows how to season every conversation.