Definitions of exclude

  1. To thrust out or eject; to expel; as, to exclude young animals from the womb or from eggs. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To shut out; hinder; prohibit; debar. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To close or shut out: to thrust out: to hinder from entrance: to hinder from participation: to except. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To shut out; except. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. To shut out; to hinder from entrance or admission; to debar from participation or enjoyment; to deprive of; to except; -- the opposite to admit; as, to exclude a crowd from a room or house; to exclude the light; to exclude one nation from the ports of another; to exclude a taxpayer from the privilege of voting. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To thrust out; to hinder from entering; to shut out; to debar; to hinder from participation or enjoyment; to except; not to comprehend or include. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. To hinder from entering; to shut out; to debar to prohibit; to except. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for exclude

  1. But Sulla by his opposition contrived to exclude him from this office, and even thought of putting him to death; and when some observed that there was no reason in putting to death such a youth, Sulla observed, that they had no sense if they did not see many Marii in this boy. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  2. It ought to have a natural tendency to exclude bad men from government, and not to trust for the safety of the state to subsequent punishment alone; punishment, which has ever been tardy and uncertain; and which, when power is suffered in bad hands, may chance to fall rather on the injured than the criminal. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12) by Edmund Burke