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Synonym of Purge

Purge Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

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purge
Synonyms and related words:
BM, abolishment, abolition, absolve, abstergent, abstersion, abstract, account for, acquit, amnesty, annihilate, annihilation, annulment, aperient, assassinate, assassination, bandage, bathe, bereave of life, bleach, bloody flux, bloody murder, blow, blow out, bowdlerization, bowdlerize, bowel movement, break, bumping-off, bust, care for, carminative, carry away, carry off, cashier, cashiering, cast off, cast out, catharsis, cathartic, chloroform, choking, choking off, chuck, clean, clean out, clean up, cleaner, cleaning, cleaning agent, cleaning solvent, cleanse, cleanse away, cleanser, cleansing, cleansing cream, clear, clear away, clear off, clear out, clear the decks, clearance, cold cream, crap, cream, cry sour grapes, cure, cut down, cut off, cut out, debar, deconsecrate, deconsecration, decontaminate, defecate, defecation, defenestration, defrock, defrocking, dejection, deliver, deliverance, delouse, dentifrice, deplete, deport, deportation, deposal, depose, deposition, deprivation, deprive of life, depurant, depurate, deracinate, deracination, destigmatize, destroy, detachment, deterge, detergent, detersion, dethrone, dethronement, diagnose, diarrhea, disbar, disbarment, disbarring, discard, discharge, discrown, discrownment, disenthrone, disenthronement, disjunction, dismiss, dismissal, dispatch, dispel, dispense from, displace, displacement, disposal, dispose of, disposition, diuretic, do away with, do for, do justice to, do to death, doctor, drain, drum out, dry cleaning, dry-clean, dust, dust off, dysentery, eject, ejection, elide, eliminate, elimination, emetic, emotional release, empty, empty out, end, enema, eradicate, eradication, erase, evacuate, evacuation, exclude, excommunicate, excommunication, exculpate, excuse, execute, exempt, exempt from, exhaust, exile, exonerate, expatriate, expatriation, expel, explain, expulsion, expunge, expurgate, expurgation, exterminate, extermination, extinction, extinguishment, extirpate, extirpation, finish, finish off, firing, fling off, flux, forced resignation, forgive, foul play, free, free from, freeing, freshen, get quit of, get rid of, get shut of, give absolution, give care to, give release, give respite, give the gate, grant amnesty to, grant immunity, grant remission, heal, holystone, homicide, immolate, impeachment, intermission, intermit, justify, kick upstairs, kicking upstairs, kill, killing, launch into eternity, laxative, let go, let off, lientery, liquidate, liquidation, loose bowels, lotion, lustrate, lustration, lynch, make away with, manslaughter, martyr, martyrize, massage, minister to, mouthwash, movement, murder, nauseant, negation, nonpros, nullification, nurse, operate on, ostracism, oust, ouster, ousting, outlaw, outlawing, outlawry, overthrow, overthrowal, pardon, pension, pension off, pensioning off, physic, pick out, plaster, poison, poultice, pumice stone, purgation, purgative, purge away, purging, purification, purifier, purify, put away, put down, put to death, put to sleep, quash the charge, rationalize, read out of, reform, rehabilitate, reinstate, release, remedy, remit, removal, remove, remove from life, remove from office, reprieve, respite, restore, retire, retirement, rid, riddance, rinse, root out, root up, rooting out, rout out, rub, runs, sacrifice, scavenge, scour out, set free, severance, shake off, shampoo, shit, shits, shoo, shrive, shut out, silencing, slaughter, slay, snuffing out, soap, solvent, splint, spruce, starve, steam cleaning, steam-clean, stifling, stool, strangulation, strap, strike off, strike out, strip of office, strip of rank, suffocation, superannuate, superannuation, suppression, surcease, suspend, suspension, sweep away, sweep out, sweeten, synthetic detergent, take life, take off, throw off, throw over, throw overboard, thuggee, thuggery, thuggism, tidy, tolerate, tooth powder, toothpaste, treat, trots, turistas, unchurch, unchurching, unclog, undeceive, unfoul, unfrock, unfrocking, unsaddle, unseat, unseating, unthrone, uproot, uprooting, vent, vindicate, void, voidance, voiding, warrant, wash, wash out, weed out, whiten, whitewash, wipe, wipe off, wipe out, wipe up, withdraw the charge, withdrawal
  

  



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WordNet 2.0
purge

Noun
1. the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
(synonym) purging, purgation
(hypernym) clearing
(hyponym) purification
(derivation) purify, sanctify
2. an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
(synonym) purging
(hypernym) cleaning, cleansing, cleanup
(hyponym) catharsis, katharsis, abreaction
(derivation) flush, scour

Verb
1. oust politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
(antonym) rehabilitate
(hypernym) persecute, oppress
2. clear of a charge
(hypernym) acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate, exculpate
(derivation) purging, purgation
3. make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"
(synonym) purify, sanctify
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) spiritualize, spiritualise
(derivation) purging, purgation
4. rid of impurities; "purge the water"; "purge your mind"
(hypernym) purify, sublimate, make pure, distill
(derivation) purging
5. rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
(synonym) flush, scour
(hypernym) rinse, rinse off
(derivation) purging
6. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
(synonym) vomit, vomit up, cast, sick, cat, be sick, disgorge, regorge, retch, puke, barf, spew, spue, chuck, upchuck, honk, regurgitate, throw up
(hypernym) excrete, egest, eliminate, pass
7. excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body); "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"
(hypernym) treat, care for
(cause) evacuate, void, empty
(derivation) catharsis, katharsis, purgation

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