(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. expel, excrete, secrete; remove, get rid of, exclude, set aside, drop, cast out, eradicate; omit, ignore, leave out, neglect, pass over; suppress, extract. See extraction, ejection, exclusion.Ant., add.
(Roget's IV) v.
1. [To remove]
Syn. take out, get rid of, leave out, omit, dispose of, dispense with, do away with, wipe out, clean out, throw out, weed out, stamp out, cut out, crop out, phase out, drive out, cast out, root out, winnow out, put aside, set aside, exclude, rule out, remove from consideration, remove from competition, drop from competition, reject, eject, cast off, defeat, disqualify, oust, evict, shut the door on, clear away, cancel, eradicate, erase, expel, discharge, dislodge, put out of doors, reduce, disentitle, forfeit, invalidate, abolish, repeal, abrogate, exterminate, annihilate, kill, murder, waive, throw overboard, be done with, relinquish, relegate, discard, dismiss, drop, blot out, elide, obliterate, discount, exile, banish, deport, expatriate, maroon, blackball, ostracize, fire, dump*, ditch*, scrap*, bounce*, sack*, eighty-six*, clear the decks*.
Ant. accept, include*, welcome.
2. [To remove waste matter]
Syn. discharge, throw off, pass; see excrete .
See Synonym Study at exclude .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
get rid of, remove, discard, cut, reject, omit, drop, kill, eject, oust, shut out, expel, exclude.
ANT.: include, get
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To get rid of, especially by banishment or execution: eradicate, liquidate, purge, remove, wipe out. Idioms: do away with, put an end to. See HELP, KEEP. 2. To keep from being admitted, included, or considered: bar, count out, debar, except, exclude, keep out, rule out, shut out. See INCLUDE. 3. To take or leave out: drop, omit, remove. See INCLUDE. 4. To discharge (wastes or foreign substances) from the body: evacuate, excrete. Medicine: purge. See KEEP.

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