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1. exile

verb. ['ˈɛgˌzaɪl, ˈɛkˌsaɪl'] expel from a country.

Synonyms

  • throw out
  • deport
  • kick out
  • expel

Antonyms

  • civilian
  • thane
  • subject
  • citizenry

Etymology

  • exil (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Exile

  • reconcile

How do you pronounce exile?

Pronounce exile as ˈɛkˌsaɪl.

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Sentences with exile


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the 8th century B.C., the south suffered a Babylonian invasion and its own exile.

2. Verb, base form
Leo granted them a stay of execution and sentenced them to exile.

Quotes about exile


1. Only solitary men know the full joys of friendship. Others have their family; but to a solitary and an exile his friends are everything.
- Warren G. Harding

2. All my heart is yours, sir: it belongs to you; and with you it would remain, were fate to exile the rest of me from your presence forever.
- Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre

3. Everyone must come out of his Exile in his own way.
- Martin Buber

2. government-in-exile

noun. a temporary government moved to or formed in a foreign land by exiles who hope to rule when their country is liberated.

Synonyms

  • authorities
  • regime

3. exile

noun. ['ˈɛgˌzaɪl, ˈɛkˌsaɪl'] a person who is expelled from home or country by authority.

Synonyms

  • alien
  • foreigner
  • deportee
  • noncitizen

Antonyms

  • intrinsic
  • allow in
  • let in
  • admit

Etymology

  • exil (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. exile

noun. ['ˈɛgˌzaɪl, ˈɛkˌsaɪl'] the act of expelling a person from their native land.

Synonyms

  • deportation
  • banishment
  • expatriation
  • proscription

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • inclusion
  • acquaintance
  • native

Etymology

  • exil (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. exile

noun. ['ˈɛgˌzaɪl, ˈɛkˌsaɪl'] a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country.

Synonyms

  • absentee
  • refugee
  • expat
  • remittance man

Antonyms

  • extradite
  • deport
  • deliver
  • private citizen

Etymology

  • exil (Middle English (1100-1500))
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