Definition for EX-PEL'

EX-PEL', v.t. [L. expello; ex and pello, to drive, Gr. βαλλω, It. espellare; W. yspeliaw; and from the L. participle, Fr. expulser. Class Bl.]

  1. To drive or force out from any inclosed place; as, to expel wind from the stomach, or air from a bellows. [The word is applicable to any force, physical or mental.]
  2. To drive out; to force to leave; as, to expel the inhabitants of a country; to expel wild beasts from a forest.
  3. To eject; to throw out. Dryden.
  4. To banish; to exile. Pope.
  5. To reject; to refuse. [Little used.] And would you not poor fellowship expel? Hub. Tale.
  6. To exclude; to keep out or off. Shak.
  7. In college government, to command to leave; to dissolve the connection of a student; to interdict him from further connection.

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