French translation of purge
purgerto purge sth of sb
épurer qch de qn,
purger qch de qn
- (= remove)
to purge sb from sth [person]
évincer qn de qch,
exclure de qch[people]
épurer qn de qch
⇒ They had done their best to purge extremists from the party.
Ils s'étaient efforcés d'épurer les extrémistes du parti.
- (medicine) [drug, substance]
éliminerto purge sth from sb
⇒ It took a long time to purge the drugs from his body.
Cela a pris longtemps pour éliminer les drogues qu'il avait accumulées.
Example Sentences Including 'purge'
If he could not purge this ugliness from himself, he would bury it deep inside and build a wall around it.The Broken God
Though I tried, I found it impossible to purge my bowels as Traveller had recommended.Anti-Ice
Finally the Major General was shaken; the purge of the army had been great, none could deny it.Coup d'Etat
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Translation of purge from the Collins English to French Dictionary