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Definitions for exclude
ɪkˈskludex·clude

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. exclude, except, leave out, leave off, omit, take outverb

    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, shutverb

    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. excludeverb

    lack or fail to include

    "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"

  4. bar, debar, excludeverb

    prevent from entering; keep out

    "He was barred from membership in the club"

  5. eject, chuck out, exclude, turf out, boot out, turn outverb

    put out or expel from a place

    "The unruly student was excluded from the game"

Wiktionary

  1. excludeverb

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

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

  2. excludeverb

    To expel; to put out.

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

  3. excludeverb

    To refuse to accept as valid.

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

  4. excludeverb

    To eliminate from diagnostic consideration.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Excludeverb

    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

    Etymology: [L. excludere, exclusum; ex out + claudere to shut. See Close.]

  2. Excludeverb

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

    Etymology: [L. excludere, exclusum; ex out + claudere to shut. See Close.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Exclude

    eks-klōōd′, v.t. to close or shut out: to thrust out: to hinder from entrance: to hinder from participation: to except.—ns. Exclu′sion, a shutting or putting out: ejection: exception; Exclu′sionism; Exclu′sionist, one who excludes, or would exclude, another from a privilege.—adj. Exclu′sive, able or tending to exclude: debarring from participation: sole: not taking into account.—n. one of a number who exclude others from their society.—adv. Exclu′sively.—ns. Exclu′siveness; Exclu′sivism.—adj. Exclu′sory, exclusive.—Exclusive dealing, the act of abstaining deliberately from any business or other transactions with persons of opposite political or other convictions to one's own—a euphemism for boycotting (q.v.). [L. excludĕreex, out, claudĕre, to shut.]

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclude in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of exclude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of exclude in a Sentence

  1. Heino Ruland:

    We can't exclude that other bigger companies will lower their outlook because of China.

  2. Mario Thoumy:

    Now we realize more and more how much this has affected people who needed someone to give them attention or respect, we really didn't want to exclude anyone.

  3. Pope Francis:

    I also offer encouragement to all those who are convinced that a just and necessary punishment must never exclude the dimension of hope and the goal of rehabilitation.

  4. Nick Reaves:

    The states decision to exclude certain agencies and certain very successful agencies like St. Vincent simply because of their religious beliefs causes unnecessary harm to the countless kids theyre serving now and could be serving in the future merely because the attorney general doesnt like what St. Vincent believes and has believed for over 75 years.

  5. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo:

    We would like to reassure all political forces, armed movements and all those who participated in the change ... that this agreement will be comprehensive and will not exclude anyone.

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