'Exclude' definitions:

Definition of 'exclude'

(from WordNet)
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]
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]
Lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages" [ant: include]
Prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club" [syn: bar, debar, exclude]
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'

  • 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'

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