Synonyms for (verb) exclude

Synonyms: except, exclude, leave off, leave out, take out, omit

Definition: prevent from being included or considered or accepted

Usage: The bad results were excluded from the report; Leave off the top piece

Similar words: do away with, eliminate, extinguish, get rid of

Definition: terminate, end, or take out

Usage: Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics; Socialism extinguished these archaic customs; eliminate my debts


Synonyms: bar, debar, exclude

Definition: prevent from entering; keep out

Usage: He was barred from membership in the club

Similar words: prohibit, proscribe, disallow, veto, nix, forbid, interdict

Definition: command against

Usage: I forbid you to call me late at night; Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store; Dad nixed our plans


Synonyms: exclude, boot out, chuck out, eject, turf out, turn out

Definition: put out or expel from a place

Usage: The unruly student was excluded from the game

Similar words: kick out, expel, throw out

Definition: force to leave or move out

Usage: He was expelled from his native country


Synonyms: keep out, exclude, shut, shut out

Definition: prevent from entering; shut out

Usage: The trees were shutting out all sunlight; This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country

Similar words: prevent, keep

Definition: stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state

Usage: We must prevent the cancer from spreading; His snoring kept me from falling asleep; Keep the child from eating the marbles


Synonyms: exclude

Definition: lack or fail to include

Usage: The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages

Similar words: lack, miss

Definition: be without

Usage: This soup lacks salt; There is something missing in my jewelry box!