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Definitions of 'Exclude'

Definition of 'exclude'
From: WordNet
verb
Prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece" [syn: exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out] [ant: include]
verb
Prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country" [syn: exclude, keep out, shut out, shut] [ant: admit, include, let in]
verb
Lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages" [ant: include]
verb
Prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club" [syn: bar, debar, exclude]
verb
Put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game" [syn: eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out]
Definition of 'Exclude'
From: GCIDE
Exclude \Ex*clude"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Excluded; p. pr. & vb. n. Excluding.] [L. excludere, exclusum; ex out + claudere to shut. See Close.] 1. To shut out; to hinder from entrance or admission; to debar from participation or enjoyment; to deprive of; to except; -- the opposite to admit; as, to exclude a crowd from a room or house; to exclude the light; to exclude one nation from the ports of another; to exclude a taxpayer from the privilege of voting. [1913 Webster] And none but such, from mercy I exclude. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To thrust out or eject; to expel; as, to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs. [1913 Webster] Excluded middle. (logic) The name given to the third of the "three logical axioms," so-called, namely, to that one which is expressed by the formula: "Everything is either A or Not-A." no third state or condition being involved or allowed. See Principle of contradiction, under Contradiction. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'Exclude'
abjure, abscind, amputate, annihilate, anticipate, avert, ban, banish, bar, bar out, bate, blackball, blockade, bob, boot out, bounce, brush aside, cast, cast out, categorically reject, chuck, chuck out, clip, contemn, contradict, count out, crop, cull, cut, cut away, cut off, cut out, debar, decline, defenestrate, deflect, deny, deport, despise, deter, detrude, disallow, disapprove, disapprove of, discard, discharge, disclaim, discount, discourage, disdain, disfavor, disfellowship, dishearten, dismiss, disown, disregard, dissent from, dock, eject, eliminate, embargo, enjoin, enucleate, eradicate, estop, evict, except, excise, exclude from, excommunicate, exile, expatriate, expel, extinguish, extirpate, extradite, extrude, fend, fend off, forbid, foreclose, forestall, forswear, freeze out, frown at, frown down, frown upon, fugitate, get rid of, give the hook, grimace at, heave out, help, ignore, inhibit, interdict, isolate, jettison, junk, keep away, keep from, keep off, keep out, kick downstairs, kick out, knock off, leave out, lock out, look askance at, look black upon, lop, mutilate, nip, not approve, not go for, not hear of, not hold with, object, object to, obtrude, obviate, omit, oppose, ostracize, oust, outlaw, pare, pass by, pass over, pass up, peel, pick out, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, protest, prune, push aside, put out, rebuff, recant, refuse, refuse to consider, reject, relegate, remove, renounce, repel, repress, repudiate, repulse, root out, rule, rule out, rusticate, save, say no to, scout, send away, send down, send to Coventry, set apart, set aside, shave, shear, shove away, shut out, snub, spurn, stamp out, stave off, strike off, strip, strip off, suppress, taboo, take exception to, take off, take out, think ill of, think little of, throw away, throw out, throw overboard, thrust out, thumb down, toss out, transport, truncate, turn aside, turn away, turn out, view with disfavor, waive, ward off, wipe out

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Exclamatively exclamatory Exclamatotily Exclave excluded Excluded middle excluding exclusion
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