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
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.
When you are expelled from the Communist movement, does this affect whether or not you get out of the country?Warren Commission (9 of 26): Hearings Vol. IX (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
He was a Great Spirit, who was expelled from heaven, or the happy hunting grounds, because of his wickedness.The Knight of the Golden Melice|John Turvill Adams
Only for a time; for again there were scandals, and he was expelled the diocese.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
For this a Senator is expelled; for this, also, the President is expelled.
You're going to be lucky if you're not expelled before this meeting is through.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow