Definitions for excludeɪkˈsklud

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take out(verb)

    prevent from being included or considered or accepted

    "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"

  2. exclude, keep out, shut out, shut(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"

  3. exclude(verb)

    lack or fail to include

    "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"

  4. bar, debar, exclude(verb)

    prevent from entering; keep out

    "He was barred from membership in the club"

  5. eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn out(verb)

    put out or expel from a place

    "The unruly student was excluded from the game"


  1. exclude(Verb)

    To bar (someone) from entering; to keep out.

  2. exclude(Verb)

    To expel; to put out.

  3. exclude(Verb)

    To refuse to accept as valid.

  4. exclude(Verb)

    To eliminate from diagnostic consideration.

  5. Origin: From excludere, from prefix ex-, + variant form of verb claudere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Exclude(verb)

    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

  2. Exclude(verb)

    to thrust out or eject; to expel; as, to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'exclude' in Verbs Frequency: #422

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