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ex·ile

 (ĕg′zīl′, ĕk′sīl′)
n.
1.
a. The condition or period of being forced to live away from one's native country or home, especially as a punishment.
b. The condition or period of self-imposed absence from one's country or home: a writer living in exile in protest.
2. One who lives away from one's native country, whether because of expulsion or voluntary absence.
tr.v. ex·iled, ex·il·ing, ex·iles
To send into exile; banish: The royal family was exiled after the uprising.

[Middle English exil, from Old French, from Latin exilium, from exul, exsul, exiled person, wanderer.]

ex·il′ic (ĭg-zĭl′ĭk, ĭk-sĭl′-), ex·il′ian (ĭg-zĭl′yən, -zĭl′ē-ən, ĭk-sĭl′yən, -sĭl′ē-ən) adj.

exile

(ˈɛɡzaɪl; ˈɛksaɪl)
n
1. a prolonged, usually enforced absence from one's home or country; banishment
2. (Law) the expulsion of a person from his native land by official decree
3. a person banished or living away from his home or country; expatriate
vb
to expel from home or country, esp by official decree as a punishment; banish
[C13: from Latin exsilium banishment, from exsul banished person; perhaps related to Greek alasthai to wander]
exilic, exˈilian adj

Exile

(ˈɛɡzaɪl; ˈɛksaɪl)
n
(Judaism) the Exile another name for Babylonian captivity

ex•ile

(ˈɛg zaɪl, ˈɛk saɪl)

n., v. -iled, -il•ing. n.
1. expulsion from one's native land or home by authoritative decree.
2. the fact or state of such expulsion: to live in exile.
3. prolonged separation from one's country or home, as by force of circumstances: wartime exile.
4. a person banished or separated from his or her native land.
5. the Exile, the Babylonian captivity of the Jews, 597–538 B.C.
v.t.
6. to expel or banish (a person) from his or her country; expatriate.
7. to separate from country, home, etc.
[1250–1300; Middle English exil banishment < Latin ex(s)ilium=exsul banished person + -ium -ium1]
ex′il•a•ble, adj.
ex′il•er, n.
ex•il•ic (ɛgˈzɪl ɪk, ɛkˈsɪl-) adj.

exile


Past participle: exiled
Gerund: exiling

Imperative
exile
exile
Present
I exile
you exile
he/she/it exiles
we exile
you exile
they exile
Preterite
I exiled
you exiled
he/she/it exiled
we exiled
you exiled
they exiled
Present Continuous
I am exiling
you are exiling
he/she/it is exiling
we are exiling
you are exiling
they are exiling
Present Perfect
I have exiled
you have exiled
he/she/it has exiled
we have exiled
you have exiled
they have exiled
Past Continuous
I was exiling
you were exiling
he/she/it was exiling
we were exiling
you were exiling
they were exiling
Past Perfect
I had exiled
you had exiled
he/she/it had exiled
we had exiled
you had exiled
they had exiled
Future
I will exile
you will exile
he/she/it will exile
we will exile
you will exile
they will exile
Future Perfect
I will have exiled
you will have exiled
he/she/it will have exiled
we will have exiled
you will have exiled
they will have exiled
Future Continuous
I will be exiling
you will be exiling
he/she/it will be exiling
we will be exiling
you will be exiling
they will be exiling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been exiling
you have been exiling
he/she/it has been exiling
we have been exiling
you have been exiling
they have been exiling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been exiling
you will have been exiling
he/she/it will have been exiling
we will have been exiling
you will have been exiling
they will have been exiling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been exiling
you had been exiling
he/she/it had been exiling
we had been exiling
you had been exiling
they had been exiling
Conditional
I would exile
you would exile
he/she/it would exile
we would exile
you would exile
they would exile
Past Conditional
I would have exiled
you would have exiled
he/she/it would have exiled
we would have exiled
you would have exiled
they would have exiled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.exile - a person who is voluntarily absent from home or countryexile - a person who is voluntarily absent from home or country; "American expatriates"
absentee - one that is absent or not in residence
refugee - an exile who flees for safety
remittance man - an exile living on money sent from home
2.exile - a person who is expelled from home or country by authorityexile - a person who is expelled from home or country by authority
alien, foreigner, noncitizen, outlander - a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
3.exile - the act of expelling a person from their native land; "men in exile dream of hope"; "his deportation to a penal colony"; "the expatriation of wealthy farmers"; "the sentence was one of transportation for life"
banishment, proscription - rejection by means of an act of banishing or proscribing someone
Verb1.exile - expel from a country; "The poet was exiled because he signed a letter protesting the government's actions"
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"

exile

noun
1. banishment, expulsion, deportation, eviction, separation, ostracism, proscription, expatriation During his exile, he began writing books.
2. expatriate, refugee, outcast, émigré, deportee the release of all political prisoners and the return of exiles
verb
1. banish, expel, throw out, deport, oust, drive out, eject, expatriate, proscribe, cast out, ostracize Dante was exiled from Florence in 1302 because of his political activities.

exile

noun
1. Enforced removal from one's native country by official decree:
2. One forced to emigrate, usually for political reasons:
verb
To force to leave a country or place by official decree:
Translations
غُرْبَه، إغْتِرابنَفْينَفي، مَنْفىيَنْفي، يُبْعِد
exil
eksiludlændighed
maanpako
egzilizgnanicaizgnanikizgnanstvoprognanica
száműzszáműzésszáműzetésszámûzöttszáműzött
reka í útlegîútlegî
追放
망명
tremtitremtinystremtis
izsūtīt trimdātrimdatrimdinieks
exilposlať do vyhnanstva
izgnanstvoizgnati
exil
การลี้ภัย
sürgünsürgüne göndermeksürmek
lưu vong

exile

[ˈeksaɪl]
A. N
1. (= state) → exilio m, destierro m
he spent many years in exilevivió muchos años en el exilio, vivió muchos años exiliado
government in exilegobierno m en el exilio
to send sb into exiledesterrar a algn, mandar a algn al exilio
2. (= person) → exiliado/a m/f, desterrado/a m/f
B. VTdesterrar, exiliar

exile

[ˈɛksaɪl ˈɛgzaɪl]
n
(= residence in foreign country) → exil m
in exile → en exil
to return from exile → revenir d'exil
(= person) → exilé(e) m/f
vt [+ person] → exiler
to be exiled from → être exilé(e) de

exile

n
(= person)Verbannte(r) mf
(= banishment)Exil nt, → Verbannung f; to go into exileins Exil gehen; in exileim Exil
vtverbannen (from aus), ins Exil schicken; the exiled former presidentder im Exil lebende frühere Präsident

exile

[ˈɛksaɪl]
1. n (state) → esilio; (person) → esule m/f
in(to) exile → in esilio
2. vtesiliare

exile

(ˈeksail) noun
1. a person who lives outside his own country either from choice or because he is forced to do so. an exile from his native land.
2. a (usually long) stay in a foreign land (eg as a punishment). He was sent into exile.
verb
to send away or banish (a person) from his own country.

exile

نَفْي exil eksil Exil εξορία exilio maanpako exil egzil esilio 追放 망명 ballingschap eksil zesłanie exílio изгнание exil การลี้ภัย sürgün lưu vong 流放
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And Amy, in her exile, longed eagerly to be at home, that she might work for Beth, feeling now that no service would be hard or irksome, and remembering, with regretful grief, how many neglected tasks those willing hands had done for her.
Long exile from Christendom and civilization inevitably restores a man to that condition in which God placed him, i.
And thus he goes on, from dish to dish, like a boy after a butterfly which just misses getting caught every time it alights, but somehow doesn't get caught after all; and at the end the exile and the boy have fared about alike; the one is full, but grievously unsatisfied, the other has had plenty of exercise, plenty of interest, and a fine lot of hopes, but he hasn't got any butterfly.
My eye passed all other objects to rest on those most remote, the blue peaks; it was those I longed to surmount; all within their boundary of rock and heath seemed prison-ground, exile limits.
It is strange,' I began, in the interval of swallowing one cup of tea and receiving another - 'it is strange how custom can mould our tastes and ideas: many could not imagine the existence of happiness in a life of such complete exile from the world as you spend, Mr.
Clare had nothing to tell Frank which Magdalen could not communicate to him much more agreeably -- the philosopher was not the less resolved on personally informing his son of the parental concession which rescued him from Chinese exile.
Like you, a voluntary exile from France; like you, driven from it by its distractions, oppressions, and miseries; like you, striving to live away from it by my own exertions, and trusting in a happier future; I look only to sharing your fortunes, sharing your life and home, and being faithful to you to the death.
Among the wretched creatures before him whom he must single out for special address, was one who almost from his infancy had been an offender against the laws; who, after repeated imprisonments and punishments, had been at length sentenced to exile for a term of years; and who, under circumstances of great violence and daring had made his escape and been re-sentenced to exile for life.
Minds that have been unhinged from their old faith and love, have perhaps sought this Lethean influence of exile, in which the past becomes dreamy because its symbols have all vanished, and the present too is dreamy because it is linked with no memories.
For who can yet beleeve, though after loss, That all these puissant Legions, whose exile Hath emptied Heav'n, shall faile to re-ascend Self-rais'd, and repossess their native seat.
As with a man busied about decrees, Condemning some to death and some to exile, Ransoming him or pitying, threatening the other.
He read of the swallows that fly in and out of the little cafe at Smyrna where the Hadjis sit counting their amber beads and the turbaned merchants smoke their long tasselled pipes and talk gravely to each other; he read of the Obelisk in the Place de la Concorde that weeps tears of granite in its lonely sunless exile and longs to be back by the hot, lotus-covered Nile, where there are Sphinxes, and rose-red ibises, and white vultures with gilded claws, and crocodiles with small beryl eyes that crawl over the green steaming mud; he began to brood over those verses which, drawing music from kiss-stained marble, tell of that curious statue that Gautier compares to a contralto voice, the "monstre charmant" that couches in the porphyry-room of the Louvre.