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exile

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of exile

  1. 1 the forced removal from a homeland the exile of French settlers from Nova Scotia resulted in the birth of the Cajun community in the U.S. Synonyms banishment, deportation, displacement, expatriation, expulsion, relegation Related Words ostracism; extradition; diaspora, dispersion, scattering; emigration, migration; evacuation; ethnic cleansing, transportation; dispossession, ejection, ouster Near Antonyms repatriation, return; immigration

  2. 2 a person forced to emigrate for political reasons after being overthrown in a coup, the dictator spent the remainder of his life as an exile in a string of less-than-welcoming countries Synonyms deportee, evacuee, émigré, expat [chiefly British], expatriate, refugeeRelated Words alien, fugitive; castoff, outcast, pariah; loyalist, patriot


exile

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of exile

  1. to force to leave a country with their conquest of the Moors complete, Ferdinand and Isabella next exiled the Jews from Spain Synonyms deport, displace, banish, expatriate, relegate, transportRelated Words cast out, dismiss, eject, eliminate, evict, exclude, expel, expulse, kick out, oust, run out, throw out; excommunicate, ostracize, reject, repudiate, spurn; dispossessNear Antonyms naturalize, repatriate; accept, admit, receive, take in; entertain, harbor, house, shelter


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