Thesaurus

exiles

noun
plural of exile

Synonyms & Antonyms of exiles

(Entry 1 of 2)

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 for exiles

Words Related to exiles

Near Antonyms for exiles

  • immigrations
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 for exiles

Words Related to exiles

exiles

verb
present tense third-person singular of exile

Synonyms & Antonyms of exiles (Entry 2 of 2)

to force to leave a country
  • with their conquest of the Moors complete, Ferdinand and Isabella next exiled the Jews from Spain

Synonyms for exiles

Words Related to exiles

Near Antonyms for exiles

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about exiles

Cite this Entry

“Exiles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/exiles. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on exiles

Nglish: Translation of exiles for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of exiles for Arabic Speakers

Comments on exiles

What made you want to look up exiles? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

July 2020 Words of the Day Quiz

  • papercraft sunset
  • Which is a synonym of mien?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!