Associations to the word «Expel»


EXPEL, verb. To eject or erupt.
EXPEL, verb. (obsolete) To fire (a bullet, arrow etc.).
EXPEL, verb. To remove from membership.
EXPEL, verb. To deport.

Dictionary definition

EXPEL, verb. Force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country".
EXPEL, verb. Remove from a position or office; "The chairman was ousted after he misappropriated funds".
EXPEL, verb. Cause to flee; "rout out the fighters from their caves".
EXPEL, verb. Eliminate (a substance); "combustion products are exhausted in the engine"; "the plant releases a gas".

Wise words

Once a word has been allowed to escape, it cannot be recalled.