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Definition of 'purge'

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  1. the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge
       Synonyms: purging purgation
  2. an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or other undesired elements
       Synonyms: purging


  1. oust politically; "Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times throughout his lifetime"
       Antonyms: rehabilitate
  2. clear of a charge
  3. make pure or free from sin or guilt; "he left the monastery purified"
       Synonyms: purify sanctify
  4. rid of impurities; "purge the water"; "purge your mind"
  5. rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; "flush the wound with antibiotics"; "purge the old gas tank"
       Synonyms: flush scour
  6. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; "After drinking too much, the students vomited"; "He purged continuously"; "The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
       Synonyms: vomit vomit up cast sick cat be sick disgorge regorge retch puke barf spew spue chuck upchuck honk regurgitate throw up
       Antonyms: keep down
  7. excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body); "The doctor decided that the patient must be purged"

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