verb (used with object), ex·pelled, ex·pel·ling.
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Origin of expel
OTHER WORDS FROM expelex·pel·la·ble, adjectivere·ex·pel, verb (used with object), re·ex·pelled, re·ex·pel·ling.un·ex·pel·la·ble, adjectiveun·ex·pelled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for expel
Nevertheless, border officials tested unaccompanied children seeking asylum — and expelled them even if their results were negative.
The superconducting fluid also expels magnetic fields — an effect that could allow magnetically levitating vehicles to float frictionlessly above superconducting rails.Room-Temperature Superconductivity Achieved for the First Time|Charlie Wood|October 14, 2020|Quanta Magazine
The team also applied an oscillating magnetic field to the material, and showed that, when the material became a superconductor, it expelled that magnetic field from its interior, another sign of superconductivity.The first room-temperature superconductor has finally been found|Emily Conover|October 14, 2020|Science News
The Commission on Presidential Debates has promised to expel anyone from the debate hall in Utah who does not follow a mandate to wear a mask indoors.Pence team agrees to plexiglass barrier on his side of debate stage|Michael Scherer, Josh Dawsey|October 7, 2020|Washington Post
Last month, Cai Xia, a former teacher at the Party’s top academy, was also expelled from the Party after her denouncement of Xi as a “mafia boss” in a recording leaked online.China’s jailing of an outspoken property tycoon is a warning to its elites: Stay quiet|Jane Li|September 22, 2020|Quartz
Grimm could be forced from office if he is expelled by a two-thirds vote of the House.
Interestingly, if Grimm is expelled, he is not legally prohibited from running in the special election for his seat.
We do know with great precision what happened to the expelled student.
He left, but many other mercenaries stayed, and two years later they were executed or expelled after a mutiny in Stanleyville.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If you are found by a committee of students to be guilty of violating the Honor Code, you are expelled.
They affirmed it was an antidote to all poison; that it expelled rheums, sour humours, and obstructions of all kinds.
Likewise a large part of the Japanese have been expelled, so that for a long time there have not been so few of them here as now.
Rash Americans were apt to say the danger was over now that the French were "expelled from Canada."The Eve of the Revolution|Carl Becker
A member who has been wrongfully expelled may be restored by a mandamus proceeding issued by a court.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman|Albert Sidney Bolles
The general assembly of Corsica, consisting of 1,009 delegates, unanimously expelled the Bonaparte family.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell