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ex·clude

 (ĭk-sklo͞od′)
tr.v. ex·clud·ed, ex·clud·ing, ex·cludes
1. To prevent from entering; keep out; bar: a jar sealed to exclude outside air; an immigration policy that excludes undesirables.
2. To prevent from being included, considered, or accepted; reject: The court excluded the improperly obtained evidence.
3. To put out; expel.

[Middle English excluden, from Latin exclūdere : ex-, ex- + claudere, to shut.]

ex·clud′a·bil′i·ty n.
ex·clud′a·ble, ex·clud′i·ble adj. & n.
ex·clud′er n.

exclude

(ɪkˈskluːd)
vb (tr)
1. to keep out; prevent from entering
2. to reject or not consider; leave out
3. to expel forcibly; eject
4. (Education) to debar from school, either temporarily or permanently, as a form of punishment
[C14: from Latin exclūdere, from claudere to shut]
exˈcludable, exˈcludible adj
exˈcluder n

ex•clude

(ɪkˈsklud)

v.t. -clud•ed, -clud•ing.
1. to shut or keep out; prevent the entrance of.
2. to shut out from consideration, privilege, etc.
3. to expel and keep out.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Latin exclūdere to shut out, cut off]
ex•clud′er, n.
ex•clu•so•ry (ɪkˈsklu sə ri, -zə ri) adj.
ex•clud′a•ble, ex•clud′i•ble, adj.
ex•clud`a•bil′i•ty, n.

exclude


Past participle: excluded
Gerund: excluding

Imperative
exclude
exclude
Present
I exclude
you exclude
he/she/it excludes
we exclude
you exclude
they exclude
Preterite
I excluded
you excluded
he/she/it excluded
we excluded
you excluded
they excluded
Present Continuous
I am excluding
you are excluding
he/she/it is excluding
we are excluding
you are excluding
they are excluding
Present Perfect
I have excluded
you have excluded
he/she/it has excluded
we have excluded
you have excluded
they have excluded
Past Continuous
I was excluding
you were excluding
he/she/it was excluding
we were excluding
you were excluding
they were excluding
Past Perfect
I had excluded
you had excluded
he/she/it had excluded
we had excluded
you had excluded
they had excluded
Future
I will exclude
you will exclude
he/she/it will exclude
we will exclude
you will exclude
they will exclude
Future Perfect
I will have excluded
you will have excluded
he/she/it will have excluded
we will have excluded
you will have excluded
they will have excluded
Future Continuous
I will be excluding
you will be excluding
he/she/it will be excluding
we will be excluding
you will be excluding
they will be excluding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been excluding
you have been excluding
he/she/it has been excluding
we have been excluding
you have been excluding
they have been excluding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been excluding
you will have been excluding
he/she/it will have been excluding
we will have been excluding
you will have been excluding
they will have been excluding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been excluding
you had been excluding
he/she/it had been excluding
we had been excluding
you had been excluding
they had been excluding
Conditional
I would exclude
you would exclude
he/she/it would exclude
we would exclude
you would exclude
they would exclude
Past Conditional
I would have excluded
you would have excluded
he/she/it would have excluded
we would have excluded
you would have excluded
they would have excluded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.exclude - prevent from being included or considered or accepted; "The bad results were excluded from the report"; "Leave off the top piece"
do away with, eliminate, get rid of, extinguish - terminate, end, or take out; "Let's eliminate the course on Akkadian hieroglyphics"; "Socialism extinguished these archaic customs"; "eliminate my debts"
elide - leave or strike out; "This vowel is usually elided before a single consonant"
include - consider as part of something; "I include you in the list of culprits"
2.exclude - prevent from entering; shut out; "The trees were shutting out all sunlight"; "This policy excludes people who have a criminal record from entering the country"
excommunicate, unchurch, curse - exclude from a church or a religious community; "The gay priest was excommunicated when he married his partner"
lock out - prevent employees from working during a strike
prevent, keep - stop (someone or something) from doing something or being in a certain state; "We must prevent the cancer from spreading"; "His snoring kept me from falling asleep"; "Keep the child from eating the marbles"
ostracise, ostracize - avoid speaking to or dealing with; "Ever since I spoke up, my colleagues ostracize me"
let in, admit, include - allow participation in or the right to be part of; permit to exercise the rights, functions, and responsibilities of; "admit someone to the profession"; "She was admitted to the New Jersey Bar"
3.exclude - lack or fail to include; "The cost for the trip excludes food and beverages"
lack, miss - be without; "This soup lacks salt"; "There is something missing in my jewelry box!"
include - have as a part, be made up out of; "The list includes the names of many famous writers"
4.exclude - prevent from enteringexclude - prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"
nix, prohibit, proscribe, disallow, forbid, interdict, veto - command against; "I forbid you to call me late at night"; "Mother vetoed the trip to the chocolate store"; "Dad nixed our plans"
5.exclude - put out or expel from a placeexclude - put out or expel from a place; "The unruly student was excluded from the game"
evict, force out - expel from one's property or force to move out by a legal process; "The landlord evicted the tenants after they had not paid the rent for four months"
evict - expel or eject without recourse to legal process; "The landlord wanted to evict the tenants so he banged on the pipes every morning at 3 a.m."
show the door - ask to leave; "I was shown the door when I asked for a raise"
bounce - eject from the premises; "The ex-boxer's job is to bounce people who want to enter this private club"
exorcise, exorcize - expel through adjuration or prayers; "exorcise evil spirits"
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"

exclude

verb
1. keep out, bar, ban, veto, refuse, forbid, boycott, embargo, prohibit, disallow, shut out, proscribe, black, refuse to admit, ostracize, debar, blackball, interdict, prevent from entering The Academy excluded women from its classes.
keep out allow, receive, accept, admit, welcome, permit, let in
2. omit, reject, eliminate, rule out, miss out, leave out, preclude, repudiate Vegetarians exclude meat products from their diet.
omit include, accept, count
3. eliminate, reject, ignore, rule out, except, leave out, set aside, omit, pass over, not count, repudiate, count out We can't exclude the possibility of suicide.

exclude

verb
To keep from being admitted, included, or considered:
Translations
يَسْتَثْنييُخْرِجيَسْتَبْعِد، يُقْصي
vyloučit
udelukkeeksludereholde ude
ekskludi
sulkea pois
לא להכליל
isključiti
figyelmen kívül hagykirekeszt
byrgja útiútiloka
除外する
제외하다
išleistiišskirtineįleidimaspašalinti
izslēgtnepielaist
izključiti
exkluderautelämnautesluta
แยกออกไป
dahil etmemekdışında tutmakdüşünmemekhariç tutmakhesaba katmamak
loại trừ

exclude

[ɪksˈkluːd] VT
1. (= keep out) → excluir
2. (= discount) [+ mistakes] → exceptuar; [+ possibility of error] → evitar
3. (Scol) [+ pupil] → expulsar

exclude

[ɪkˈskluːd] vt
[+ person] → exclure
to exclude sb from sth [+ place, activity] → exclure qn de qch
(= expel) [+ pupil] → renvoyer, exclure temporairement
[+ reference] → supprimer
(= rule out) [+ possibility] → exclure
to exclude sth from sth → exclure qch de qch

exclude

vtausschließen; to exclude somebody from the team/an occupationjdn aus der Mannschaft/von einer Beschäftigung ausschließen; to exclude a child from schoolein Kind vom Schulunterricht ausschließen; to exclude somebody from doing somethingjdn davon ausschließen, etw zu tun; if we don’t exclude the possibility that …wenn wir die Möglichkeit nicht ausschließen, dass …; the price excludes VAT (Brit) → der Preis versteht sich ausschließlich Mehrwertsteuer; £200 excluding VAT (Brit) → £ 200 ohne Mehrwertsteuer; the meal costs £15 excluding winedas Essen kostet £ 15 ohne Wein; everything excluding the housealles außer or ausgenommen das Haus

exclude

[ɪksˈkluːd] vt (gen) → escludere; (possibility) → scartare
I'm excluded from taking part → non ho il diritto di partecipare

exclude

(ikˈskluːd) verb
1. to prevent (someone) from sharing or taking part in something. They excluded her from the meeting.
2. to shut out; to keep out. Fill the bottle to the top so as to exclude all air.
3. to leave out of consideration. We cannot exclude the possibility that he was lying.
exˈclusion (-ʒən) noun
exˈcluding preposition
not counting; without including. The club's expenses, excluding the cost of stationery, amounted to $251.

exclude

يَسْتَثْني vyloučit udelukke ausschließen αποκλείω excluir sulkea pois exclure isključiti escludere 除外する 제외하다 uitsluiten utestenge wyłączyć excluir исключать utesluta แยกออกไป dışında tutmak loại trừ 排除
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A corner of the building was then roofed in such a manner as to exclude the heavy dew of the climate, and piles of sweet shrubs and dried leaves were laid beneath it for the sisters to repose on.
Whencesoever originating, there now arose a theory that undertook so to account for these circumstances as to exclude the idea of Clifford's agency.
By the above definition of what a whale is, I do by no means exclude from the leviathanic brotherhood any sea creature hitherto identified with the whale by the best informed Nantucketers; nor, on the other hand, link with it any fish hitherto authoritatively regarded as alien.
The galleries that surrounded the court were festooned with a curtain of some kind of Moorish stuff, and could be drawn down at pleasure, to exclude the beams of the sun.
To enjoy a thing exclusively is commonly to exclude yourself from the true enjoyment of it.
Me, she had dispensed from joining the group; saying, "She regretted to be under the necessity of keeping me at a distance; but that until she heard from Bessie, and could discover by her own observation, that I was endeavouring in good earnest to acquire a more sociable and childlike disposition, a more attractive and sprightly manner-- something lighter, franker, more natural, as it were--she really must exclude me from privileges intended only for contented, happy, little children.
The fingers relaxed, I snatched mine through the hole, hurriedly piled the books up in a pyramid against it, and stopped my ears to exclude the lamentable prayer.
To exclude the cold, one half of this door was fast closed, and the other was opened but a very little way.
That there were now occasional sounds of feet and voices overhead which he inferred the cotton did not exclude, from the circumstance of his evidently being clutched by the lady as a victim on whom to expend her superabundant agitation when the sounds were loudest.
This my long sufferance and my day of grace They who neglect and scorn, shall never taste; But hard be hard'nd, blind be blinded more, That they may stumble on, and deeper fall; And none but such from mercy I exclude.
The girls are quite at liberty to act as they please, but I reserve my equal liberty to exclude them from my college if I do not approve of their behavior.
The first was never to accept anything for true which I did not clearly know to be such; that is to say, carefully to avoid precipitancy and prejudice, and to comprise nothing more in my judgement than what was presented to my mind so clearly and distinctly as to exclude all ground of doubt.