exclude

[ik-sklood]
verb (used with object), excluded, excluding.
1.
to shut or keep out; prevent the entrance of.
2.
to shut out from consideration, privilege, etc.: Employees and their relatives were excluded from participation in the contest.
3.
to expel and keep out; thrust out; eject: He was excluded from the club for infractions of the rules.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin exclūdere to shut out, cut off, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + -clūdere (combining form of claudere to close)

excluder, noun
exclusory [ik-skloo-suh-ree, -zuh-ree] , adjective
preexclude, verb (used with object), preexcluded, preexcluding.
unexcluded, adjective
unexcluding, adjective


1. bar, prohibit, except, omit, preclude. 3. reject.


1. include.
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exclude (ɪkˈskluːd)
 
vb
1.  to keep out; prevent from entering
2.  to reject or not consider; leave out
3.  to expel forcibly; eject
4.  to debar from school, either temporarily or permanently, as a form of punishment
 
[C14: from Latin exclūdere, from claudere to shut]
 
ex'cludable
 
adj
 
ex'cludible
 
adj
 
ex'cluder
 
n

excluding (ɪkˈskluːdɪŋ)
 
prep
excepting

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exclude
late 14c., from L. excludere "keep out, shut out, hinder," from ex- "out" + claudere "to close, shut" (see close (v.)). Related: Excluded; excluding.
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Mathematicians define a perfect number as positive integer that is the sum of
  it's positive divisors excluding the number itself.
He got his pack down to around twelve pounds, excluding food and water.
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