expellable

expel

[ik-spel]
verb (used with object), expelled, expelling.
1.
to drive or force out or away; discharge or eject: to expel air from the lungs; to expel an invader from a country.
2.
to cut off from membership or relations: to expel a student from a college.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English expellen < Latin expellere to drive out, drive away, equivalent to ex- ex-1 + pellere to push, drive

expellable, adjective
reexpel, verb (used with object), reexpelled, reexpelling.
unexpellable, adjective
unexpelled, adjective


2. oust, dismiss, exile, excommunicate.
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expel (ɪkˈspɛl)
 
vb , -pels, -pelling, -pelled
1.  to eject or drive out with force
2.  to deprive of participation in or membership of a school, club, etc
 
[C14: from Latin expellere to drive out, from pellere to thrust, drive]
 
ex'pellable
 
adj
 
expellee
 
n
 
ex'peller
 
n

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expel
late 14c., from L. expellere "drive out," from ex- "out" + pellere "to drive." Meaning "to eject from a school" is first recorded 1640s. Related: Expelled; expelling.
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