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expel (v.)

late 14c., "cast out," from Latin expellere "drive out, drive away," from ex "out" (see ex-) + pellere "to drive" (from PIE root *pel- (5) "to thrust, strike, drive"). Specific meaning "to eject from a school" is first recorded 1640s. Related: Expelled; expelling.

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Definitions of expel from WordNet

expel (v.)
force to leave or move out;
He was expelled from his native country
Synonyms: throw out / kick out
expel (v.)
remove from a position or office;
Synonyms: oust / throw out / drum out / boot out / kick out
expel (v.)
cause to flee;
Synonyms: rout / rout out
expel (v.)
eliminate (a substance);
Synonyms: exhaust / discharge / eject / release
From wordnet.princeton.edu