Synonyms of expel
1 throw outDictionary • secondary school students expelled for cheating in exams
exclude • The Academy excluded women from its classes.
ban • Last year arms sales were banned.
bar • They have been barred from the country since 1982.
dismiss • the power to dismiss civil servants who refuse to work
kick out (informal)
ask to leave
turf out (informal)
debar • She could be debarred from politics for several years.
blackball • Members can blackball candidates in secret ballots.
give the bum's rush (slang)
show you the door
throw out on your ear (informal)
, let in
, give access
, allow to enter
2 banishDictionary • An American academic was expelled from the country yesterday.
banish • He was banished from England.
exile • Dante was exiled from Florence in 1302 because of his political activities.
oust • The leaders have been ousted from power by nationalists.
deport • a government decision to deport all illegal immigrants
evict • They were evicted from their apartment.
force to leave
proscribe • He was proscribed in America, where his estate was put up for sale.
, take in
3 drive outDictionary • Poisonous gas is expelled into the atmosphere.
discharge • the regulation that gay people should be discharged from the military
eject • He was forcibly ejected from the restaurant.
dislodge • The leader cannot dislodge her this time.
spew • An oil tanker spewed its cargo into the sea.
belch • Tired old trucks belched black smoke.
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banTo ban something means to state officially that it must not be done, shown, or used.
• Last year arms sales were banned.
• He was banished from England.
• They have been barred from the country since 1982.
Thesaurus for expel from the Collins English Thesaurus