Found 3 items, similar to purge.
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English → English
n 1: the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma
or charge [syn: purging
2: an act of removing by cleansing; ridding of sediment or
other undesired elements [syn: purging
v 1: oust politically; “Deng Xiao Ping was purged several times
throughout his lifetime”
2: clear of a charge
3: make pure or free from sin or guilt; “he left the monastery
4: rid of impurities; “purge the water”
; “purge your mind”
5: rinse, clean, or empty with a liquid; “flush the wound with
; “purge the old gas tank”
6: eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth; “After
drinking too much, the students vomited”
; “He purged
; “The patient regurgitated the food we gave
him last night”
, vomit up
, be sick
] [ant: keep down
7: excrete or evacuate (someone's bowels or body); “The doctor
decided that the patient must be purged”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Purged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [F. purger, L. purgare; purus pure + agere to
make, to do. See Pure
, and Agent
1. To cleanse, clear, or purify by separating and carrying
off whatever is impure, heterogeneous, foreign, or
superfluous. “Till fire purge all things new.”
2. (Med.) To operate on as, or by means of, a cathartic
medicine, or in a similar manner.
3. To clarify; to defecate, as liquors.
4. To clear of sediment, as a boiler, or of air, as a steam
pipe, by driving off or permitting escape.
5. To clear from guilt, or from moral or ceremonial
defilement; as, to purge one of guilt or crime.
When that he hath purged you from sin. --Chaucer.
Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean. --Ps.
6. (Law) To clear from accusation, or the charge of a crime
or misdemeanor, as by oath or in ordeal.
7. To remove in cleansing; to deterge; to wash away; -- often
followed by away.
Purge away our sins, for thy name's sake. --Ps.
We 'll join our cares to purge away
Our country's crimes. --Addison.
, v. i.
1. To become pure, as by clarification.
2. To have or produce frequent evacuations from the
intestines, as by means of a cathartic.
, n. [Cf. F. purge. See Purge
, v. t.]
1. The act of purging.
The preparative for the purge of paganism of the
kingdom of Northumberland. --Fuller.
2. That which purges; especially, a medicine that evacuates
the intestines; a cathartic. --Arbuthnot.