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English verb: exclude

1. exclude (cognition) prevent from being included or considered or accepted


SamplesThe bad results were excluded from the report.
Leave off the top piece.


Synonymsexcept, leave off, leave out, omit, take out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of


Narrower (hyponym)elide


Antonymsinclude

2. exclude (social) prevent from entering; shut out


SamplesThe trees were shutting out all sunlight.
This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country.


Synonymskeep out, shut, shut out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)keep, prevent


Narrower (hyponym)curse, excommunicate, lock out, ostracise, ostracize, unchurch


Antonymslet in, admit, include

3. exclude (stative) lack or fail to include


SamplesThe cost for the trip excludes food and beverages.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lack, miss


Antonymsinclude

4. exclude (communication) prevent from entering; keep out


SamplesHe was barred from membership in the club.


Synonymsbar, debar


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)disallow, forbid, interdict, nix, prohibit, proscribe, veto

5. exclude (contact) put out or expel from a place


SamplesThe unruly student was excluded from the game.


Synonymsboot out, chuck out, eject, turf out, turn out


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out


Narrower (hyponym)bounce, evict, evict, exorcise, exorcize, force out, show the door









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