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Synonyms for purge

Synonyms for (noun) purge

Synonyms: purge Definition: an abrupt or sudden removal of a person or group from an organization or place Usage: he died in a purge by Stalin

Similar words: removal Definition: dismissal from office

Synonyms: purge, purging Definition: an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements

Similar words: cleaning, cleansing, cleanup Definition: the act of making something clean Usage: he gave his shoes a good cleaning

Synonyms: purgation, purge, purging Definition: the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge

Similar words: clearing Definition: the act of freeing from suspicion

Synonyms for (verb) purge

Synonyms: purge Definition: excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body) Usage: The doctor decided that the patient must be purged

Similar words: treat, care for Definition: provide treatment for Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics

Synonyms: upchuck, vomit, vomit up, retch, puke, purge, regorge, regurgitate, cast, cat, chuck, sick, spew, spue, throw up, barf, be sick, disgorge, honk Definition: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth Usage: After drinking too much, the students vomited; He purged continuously; The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night

Similar words: pass, egest, excrete, eliminate Definition: eliminate from the body Usage: Pass a kidney stone

Synonyms: scour, flush, purge Definition: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid Usage: flush the wound with antibiotics; purge the old gas tank

Similar words: rinse, rinse off Definition: wash off soap or remaining dirt

Synonyms: purge Definition: rid of impurities Usage: purge the water; purge your mind

Similar words: purify, distill, make pure, sublimate Definition: remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation Usage: purify the water

Synonyms: purge, purify, sanctify Definition: make pure or free from sin or guilt Usage: he left the monastery purified

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: purge Definition: clear of a charge

Similar words: acquit, assoil, exculpate, exonerate, discharge, clear Definition: pronounce not guilty of criminal charges Usage: The suspect was cleared of the murder charges

Synonyms: purge Definition: oust politically Usage: Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime

Similar words: persecute, oppress Definition: cause to suffer Usage: Jews were persecuted in the former Soviet Union