verb (used with object), ex·iled, ex·il·ing.
Origin of exile
Synonyms for exile
Related Words for exilingexpatriate, refugee, fugitive, oust, relegate, extradite, outlaw, expel, displace, evacuate, ostracize, banish, dispersion, proscription, exclusion, displacement, expulsion, diaspora, ostracism, migration
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Contemporary Examples of exiling
Is National Review getting better or worse by exiling Sailer and Derbyshire?Today's Question: Fire John Derbyshire?
May 22, 2012
Historical Examples of exiling
After a little she demanded: What did you mean by exiling me?The White Terror and The Red
Let us beware of imprisoning the nonjurors; of exiling, even of displacing them.History of the Girondists, Volume I
Alphonse de Lamartine
Two later decrees were issued—the first exiling Church officers, the second condemning them to death.The Rise of the Mediaeval Church
Alexander Clarence Flick
So he lived always on the wing, and ended by exiling himself from Sardinia in order to escape the trammels of paternal government.Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece
John Addington Symonds
Have been exiling technicians and photographers to Siberia for making jokes of Soviet science.Solomon's Orbit
Word Origin for exile
c.1300, from Old French essillier "exile, banish, expel, drive off," from Late Latin exilare/exsilare, from Latin exilium/exsilium "banishment, exile," from exul "banished person," from ex- "away" (see ex-) + PIE root *al- "to wander" (cf. Greek alaomai "to wander, stray, or roam about"). Second element derived in ancient times by folk etymology from Latin solum "soil." Related: Exiled; exiling.
c.1300, "forced removal from one's country;" early 14c. as "a banished person;" from Old French exil, essil (12c.), from Latin exilium (see exile (v.)).